Tag Archives: spontaneous

Bare naked ladies and gents

Rendering of the human form, especially in the nude, seems to be a big issue for some of us and for those wrapped up in political correctness in particular. In looking back at my work over the past four or … Continue reading

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Do the work: a new collage

In early June, I posted a collage of four drawings from a series that I started when, in the midst of setting up a new studio, I caught in mid-air two sticks of compressed charcoal that were falling off a … 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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A look into the mind

“A drawing is a look into the mind of the artist.” Someone said that and it is probably one of those truisms that is more or less correct. It happens to be true for this drawing (23 inches wide x … 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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Recent work: knowing when to stop

It is snowing here, has been since early morning. So, we are holed up and, since it is the weekend, there is no point doing anything more on the project list until Monday. Just for fun, I started a charcoal … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Brooklyn Quickly

When things get busy as they are right now, I switch away from the oil painting that I prefer and to charcoal, pastel and pen and ink. It is easier to stop and start and there are fewer materials-related issues … Continue reading

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