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Ash-Day 2

Yesterday I drew with charcoal. It seemed fitting to do so in honor of Ash Wednesday. To use a product of fire and destruction to create something lovely. 321 more words

lighthouse illustration

I made this drawing for a friends wedding invitation. It is of the Conimicut lighthouse in Rhode Island. I also created a lot of other illustrations for her wedding. 14 more words

Messing with charcoal

In October, I met a woman at the St. Paul Art Crawl who was looking for a portrait artist.  She’d had had a charcoal drawing done of her son when he was small, and wanted one of… 141 more words

New Works

The Dining Room is DONE!

When we moved into our home, it was a totally blank slate.

This was the listing photo.

I bought a new light fixture… (I couldn’t bear to part with the old one, so it’s living in the attic.) 106 more words



The last couple of weeks we have been drawing our model Ruby. Starting with a few quick 4 min sketches, apart from settling you into the class my efforts continue to be a bit hit and miss. 19 more words

Jeff Coles Art


Yet another commission I did on behalf of a client/friend for his parents who were celebrating their anniversary. 17 more words