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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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Nude With Pillows Properly Placed

Nudes always get a reaction, one way or another. The most vociferous come from those who find them offensive or politically incorrect. That’s usually the case when a female figure is involved. From what I gather, the complaints come from … Continue reading

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Following a path to somewhere

This is what happens when I start down a path. As an antidote to some highly detailed rendering and data analysis to a very practical end, I got up from the computer and did a gestural abstraction in the old … Continue reading

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Recent work: This leads to that

One thing always leads to another. That’s how it works for me. Take this drawing. It’s in crayon on drawing paper. OK, not grade school crayon but still crayon. I had been using litho crayons and that led me to … Continue reading

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Recent work: Quartet

I am always buying paper, often in pads, for one project or another or just because I come across an interesting paper or because something is on sale. And, then, it goes in inventory until I come across it later … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Story

This imaginary creature was created for a book called “The Voyage of Discoveries” originally written as an ongoing blog. Since then, I have used it and the text that goes with it as an annual Thanksgiving greeting. That text goes … Continue reading

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Recent work: something quick

Sometimes, you just to draw something, anything. So, it is Sunday and it is freezing outside and I am waiting for a couple of visitors to show up. So, I made this. It is a subject and design that I … Continue reading

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