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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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Recent Work: Chat Martian

This is a charcoal drawing, heightened with white on a prepared surface. Those who spent time studying art history and, in particular, the drawings done in the 15th and 16th century will know what I am talking about with this … Continue reading

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Things I forgot: Premonitions #34

The trouble with turning out a lot of work is that you forget stuff. I just discovered that I forgot a whole sketch book full of work that I did not more than two or three years ago. This book … Continue reading

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The Zombie Girl

While it is inevitable I strongly dislike wasting paint, especially if the picture on which I am working is not so hot. In such instances, I often use the left-over paint on a second picture. That is why I made … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Another Occult Screamer

This is the latest and 21st entry in a sketchbook, started in June 2011.  Virtually every drawing is an addition to what of my friends calls my “tooth-and-claw fetish.” I love drawing these little beasts but I have no idea why … Continue reading

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The Witch’s Demon Blue Egg

Demon eggs are blue and hatch only upon a witch’s command and upon birth the demon inside may become a witch, if it is worthy in form and character.  For this reason, the small, reptilian creatures that keep them have … Continue reading

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Relationship #04

“Good artists copy.  Great artists steal.”  Picasso is reported to have said this.  Making art is a constant dialogue between what has gone before and what is going on now. In varying degrees, we all steal from one another and … Continue reading

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