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Art for the Holidays

So it’s the holiday season again, how quickly a year has passed. Right now I have 3 pieces hanging in a gallery in Catskill, NY… 129 more words

My Artwork

Experiment: twenty minute study.

I took liberty to zoom in nice and close to our models shoulder. I used a strange palette but I think it is fun and works well in this case. 37 more words


Twenty minute model drawing.

I cannot exactly remember the time on this it was around twenty minutes, maybe closer to twenty five. Paper is 18″x24″ with oil pastel.

I didn’t quite get to finalizing this one, her right foot seems to have been moved slightly while time ran out.


"Kelsey", Portrait #7

I know Kelsey through friends of friends and she is an awesome, funny person. I also follow her on Instagram where she posted this amazing selfie. 57 more words


"Tyler", Portrait #3

Tyler is not only my fiancé and father to our children — but a great smily, upbeat, and genuine person as well. This also happens to make him a great muse 😉 It also doesn’t hurt that he bears a relatively close resemblance to James Franco. Just sayin.

January 2017


"Willie", Portrait #2

When I started drawing portraits regularly, my brave friend Willie was one of the first to volunteer himself as a model. Unfortunately, I had just begun to practice again and my portraits were OKAY but nothing to really show off. 42 more words


What Is This Project?

A couple of years ago, I attempted to draw a caricature of my boyfriend’s dog. He was looking to create a comic strip about his big, endearing Malamute (who was aptly named “Mellow”). 456 more words