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Drawing with pastels

My impression is that pastel painting is not very popular these days. I’ve even had conversations with art students who do not think that pastels are a legitimate medium or “for kids.” They had no idea that pastels have been … Continue reading

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Found objects

Always keep stuff that you make. You never know who might like it and want to buy it. Just as important, it gives you an idea about where you have been and maybe where you are headed. A recent studio … Continue reading

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I get emails from time-to-time asking whether my work – either the original or a print – is for sale and if so, how much? The work above is a case in point. After explaining that “Of course it is” … Continue reading

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Life on Mars: Small herd animal

I have been slowly filling a sketch book called “Spectral” for months. This is the latest. I only work on this notebook when I am waiting for or riding on a train or a plane. And, half the time, I … Continue reading

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The Beady Gimlet – Sign of Horror

The bird with the Beady Gimlet is a sign of evil and to be feared.  This is the old legend and is one that seems to have some truth to it.  Images of the much feared Beady Gimlet or Eye … Continue reading

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A mythic one

I did a lot of this on a train with a Derwent Soluble Colored Pencil in a Fabriano sketch book.  I also used a damp blender.  I always bring art materials when I travel and am able to work on … Continue reading

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Bird – Hot off the press

Last time I posted, it was a bird that I had drawn some time back.  This one is brand new.  That said, I could easily have done it years ago.  I found a couple dated 1980. I keep it fresh … Continue reading

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