Recent pencil drawings each approx. 16″x 20″ I love my General’s Kimberly 9xxB extra soft pencil.
A sketch drawn from nature’s bits and pieces, strewn about my yard, while I delighted in the breeze.
This is the first time I’ve featured the work of a fellow artist on my blog. When I first started to blog, I made the decision to keep my intentions simple and though I’ve been quite tempted to highlight the work of artists I admire, I have only shown you my various efforts. Today I’m …
Pastel Pencil 8″x10″ Although I enjoyed making this sketch, I wasn’t really going anywhere. It’s too literal, so I’m leaving it behind. I’m working on lots of other solutions. So far, not much is really hitting the mark for the series*. *A new series, “Blood And Vapor”.: Who lingers within you? …
Common ground with slightly different view points.
I’ve hundreds of half- baked little sketches floating around that I’ve decided to share with you. These share no common materials or themes at all. I’m calling them Little Weirdies because that’s precisely what they are.
Liquid Pencil, gouache Smoke: the possibilities for imagery…
Another collage: revitalizing torn, discarded monotypes-line via pen and ink.
I’ve been observing the birds that come to eat at our feeder. They brave the elements, compete for a place, fuss and play, but they are always on alert. It seems they can rarely truly rest.
I seem to have collected many monotype discards. Here I’ve collaged the left side of a face from rescued monotype material then inked in the right side. To me, it looks like a sci-fiifeyed fantasy face. Resistance is futile.
Had to say goodbye to my outrageous, opportunistic little Morning Glory beauties. My favorite part of summer and the last vestige of summer glory. Not so happy about it;)
Sketchbook Watercolor Pencil, White Gouache I adore the forest just before the leaves begin to turn. The greens begin to transition into varied shades. Some leaves have already fallen; brown and crunchy. As the leaves thin, vines are on display. …
Graphite, oils Predator/prey, pressure and worry;stress and anxiety, these two almost always show up together.
Graphite Some creature study inspired by Nitzus’s photo. There was something in the eyes of this babirusa that appeared both feral and docile to me. The cat and crow are weighing in.
India ink/crow quill, collaged photo, discarded monotype, watercolor pencil More pages from the my new orange sketchbook. I don’t make a lot of collage, but I keep a bag of odds and ends tucked away with the intention of putting the pieces together somehow, someday. Today’s one day!
I’ve been gifted a charming new sketchbook, and I’m beginning to fill it up. First pages..watercolor pencil
Front and back cover wrap for The Sketchbook Project 2013. Liquid Pencil and graphite I don’t think I’ve ever finished a project so early before a deadline. It’s done- my sketchbook for The Sketchbook Project 2013. Now watch, I’ll forget to mail it;) BTW, There were only four pages in the sketchbook without a …
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite No matter what sort of beyond, there are intriguing spaces to travel. Unfortunately, there may be limitations. Some places are dangerous, ill advised, some not yet possible. But, the mind’s eye can lead you… anywhere. Where do you want to go?
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite Fishing for…information, gossip, compliments, sustenance, trouble… Ideas?
Sketchbook Project 2012 Graphite Up to you, how to see this one.