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Ballerina Sketch - original figurative charcoal drawing

BALLERINA SKETCH - ORIGINAL FIGURATIVE CHARCOAL DRAWING

I love dancers - whether ballet, tango, country - they are my favorites to draw and paint! This pensive little dancer was a dream to...

Sketch of the Seated Model - original oil pastel and charcoal figurative

SKETCH OF THE SEATED MODEL - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL AND CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE

I have made and destroyed so many drawings and paintings over the last several weeks - probably in my continuing quest for ways to...

 
 
 
Sketch of Libby - oil pastel portrait drawing

SKETCH OF LIBBY - OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT DRAWING

On Colourfix 16 x 12" smooth pastel paper, my usual lament - not enough time. Actually, though, I think since I'm a devout over-worker,...

Red Hat - original oil pastel portrait

RED HAT - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT

Here's one that I did on 12 x 9" grey Pastelbord. Great model - didn't get to finish it, though, before the time was up, but I am happy...

 
 
 
Blue Night - original oil pastel portrait

BLUE NIGHT - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT

This piece is one that I did mostly from a charcoal drawing, although I did begin working with the oil pastels while still at the drawing...

Melissa - original oil pastel portrait

MELISSA - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT

This fairly quick little 7 x 5" portrait on Pastelbord was fun for me because I didn't really draw it first - just colored the shapes...

 
 
 
Jessye - oil portrait sk

JESSYE - OIL PORTRAIT SK

This quick 12 x 9" oil sketch was done on Gessobord - I kind of like the effect of neutrals with a bit of color. Thanks for looking!

New Year's Jive - original figurative oil painting

NEW YEAR'S JIVE - ORIGINAL FIGURATIVE OIL PAINTING

Starting 2020 off the right way, this little jive couple keeps the dance going on 6 x 8" Gessobord with lots of brushwork describing...

 
 
 
Sketchbook Nude - original charcoal drawing of a nude

SKETCHBOOK NUDE - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING OF A NUDE

I was attempting to draw the model without much modeling. It was kind of slow work since there was no gesture drawing as I usually...

Jiver Twirl - original figurative painting of dancers

JIVER TWIRL - ORIGINAL FIGURATIVE PAINTING OF DANCERS

Just a couple of jivers having fun - oil on 8 x 8" canvas. Hope you're having a great Thanksgiving!

 
 
 
The Student - original charcoal portrait drawing

THE STUDENT - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL PORTRAIT DRAWING

Here's a 14 x 11" drawing of a young woman done on Strathmore toned paper, using General Pencil Company's EuroBlend charcoal pencils...

Sarah with Red Hair - original oil pastel portrait

SARAH WITH RED HAIR - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT

Loved doing this one - made the background "chartreusy", even though in real life it was grey. There's just something about greens...

 
 
 
Ready for Odile - original figurative oil pastel

READY FOR ODILE - ORIGINAL FIGURATIVE OIL PASTEL

Maybe I will eventually do this one in oil paint or acrylic. The Black Swan is a fascinating character and what a beautiful ballet...

Jive Scribbles No. 7 - how I draw jive dancers

JIVE SCRIBBLES NO. 7 - HOW I DRAW JIVE DANCERS

I've had this drawing for months and finally decided to post it since at the moment, all I have are pieces in various stages of finish....

 
 
 
Drawing with My Fingertip IPhone Art - portrait drawing

DRAWING WITH MY FINGERTIP IPHONE ART - PORTRAIT DRAWING

Something to do while waiting - drawing on my iPhone - usually I just use it to remind me of a scene, but occasionally I get brave...

Stella Doing the Twist - original charcoal figurative sk

STELLA DOING THE TWIST - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE SK

Play old-time rock 'n' roll music and get the model doing 'the twist' - much drawing fun! This all dates me, of course. ūüėÉ I loved doing...

 
 
 
Morning Watercolor Ivy - original watercolor sketch of ivy

MORNING WATERCOLOR IVY - ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SKETCH OF IVY

More watercolor practice using the little jars of ivy in my kitchen window. Not a watercolorist, of course, but fun to do and sort...

Nellie's Red Hat - original oil pastel figurative drawing

NELLIE'S RED HAT - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL FIGURATIVE DRAWING

Totally love those flappers! And the delight of not having enough time to make it an actual "finished painting" so it remains loose...

 
 
 
Two-Stepper Sketch - original oil figurative sketch of dancers

TWO-STEPPER SKETCH - ORIGINAL OIL FIGURATIVE SKETCH OF DANCERS

Every summer I go to the rodeo dances here in Junction and draw and take photos, just like I do at the rodeo that precedes the dance....

Portrait Sketch in Sanguine - original portrait drawing

PORTRAIT SKETCH IN SANGUINE - ORIGINAL PORTRAIT DRAWING

I seldom use sanguine, but used it along with a few General's pastel sticks and had a good time with it. Colors in the pack were perfect...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Mixed Media Art, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art for Sale, “Stepping...

Mixed Media Art, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art for Sale, ‚ÄúStepping Stones‚ÄĚ by Contemporary Artist Tracy Lupanow

‚ÄúEvery now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things.‚ÄĚ Pablo Picasso Mixed media painting using acrylic... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Bold Expressive Still Life Flower Art Painting...

Contemporary Abstract Bold Expressive Still Life Flower Art Painting, ‚ÄúRoses, Hydrangeas & Friends‚ÄĚ by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

18"x24" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 9"x12"x.75" Mixed Media on Panel $300 Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape,Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Deep Woods, Hidden...

Impressionist Landscape,Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting ‚ÄúDeep Woods, Hidden Lake‚ÄĚ by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Aspens do not always change colors at the same time. The green trees on the far side od the pond must be in a warmer spot than the ones in the foreground. 16"x22" Oil on... Read more ...

Textural Collage, Sun, Paper Art, Mixed Media “PAPER SUNSHINE

Textural Collage, Sun, Paper Art, Mixed Media “PAPER SUNSHINE

SPRING MINIATURES SALE Mixed Media Collage on Canvas. Using Acrylic Painted Paper and Handmade Paper to design cheerful, textural collage. Comes with natural wood easel- ideal... Read more ...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Magenta Splash" by Colorado...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Magenta Splash" by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse, Painter of the American West

36"x24" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $500.00 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, ‚ÄúCOLUMNS FROM MY PALETTE‚ÄĚ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, ‚ÄúCOLUMNS FROM MY PALETTE‚ÄĚ by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

A mixed media piece in warm autumn colors- individual columns of color can be interpreted by the viewer as a landscape, ancient writings, and more. 12"x9" x1/2"Mixed Media on... Read more ...

Seasonal Changes 2 Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

Seasonal Changes 2 Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

Daily Painting 26 "Seasonal Changes" 2 ©2020 Niki Gulley7" x 5" textured acrylic painting It is amazing how easily I get lost in my work as I paint. It always feels like I have... Read more ...

Apartment Svätoplukova / Kilo / Honc

Apartment Svätoplukova / Kilo / Honc

Bratislava, Slovakia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Matej Hak√°r Area: 67.0 m2 Read more ...

Pingshan Terrace, the Renovation of Nanbu Water Purification Station / NODE...

Pingshan Terrace, the Renovation of Nanbu Water Purification Station / NODE Achitecture & Urbanism

Ventilation shaft and the roof of folded planes. Image Courtesy of NODE Architecture & Urbanism Read more ...