Category Archives: Art

back to the grind

I’m back at my seasonal job, so will be mostly offline for the next several months. Hope you’ll all have a lovely summer and fall.

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Do you Zazzle?

I’m kinda excited.   Last year around this time, I finally finished the Seasonal Carousel Horse drawings I’d been working on for… well… too long. And, at that time I mentioned I would like to try to make the drawings available … Continue reading

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columbine study 1

I apologize for my absence…  I’ve been working on some projects behind the scenes, and dealing with an illness/surgery in the immediate family, but things seem to have calmed down for now. I’m back to working on another flower study.  … Continue reading

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English Roses

At long last. The seemingly unending rose study is finally finished. Drawn on Strathmore 400 80lb. smooth surface drawing paper, 005Micron and XS Black PITT Artist Pens.  Size: 9″ X 6.5″ As always, I learned tons.  Not sure what might … Continue reading

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(still unending) rose study 5

Finally, the seasonal job has ended, and I’m back at the drawing table. After a 9 month absence/hiatus, I just may be closing in on a finish for this study.  Hopefully. There is rather more hatching than I originally intended, … Continue reading

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(unending) rose study 4

I always come to a point during a marathon drawing, when I seriously question whether to continue to press on… or not.  That point has been reached. I think I need a break.  Maybe fresh eyes in a few days … Continue reading

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rose study 3

Some progress: I’m liking it ever so much better with some high-contrast background added.  It gives me a better idea how dark I can go with the flowers; I’ve left some of the petals blank until the background is a … Continue reading

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