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Drawing Update 2: Sidewalk Sleeper

Almost finished. I’m still working on his coat and upper body area.

This media combination of graphite and wax is a challenge to work with, but it pays off in the texture it creates. 13 more words


Friday Night Artworks - The Angel in the Night

Hey I know it’s been like a few weeks since I last posted any of my artworks here and I do say I would post more it’s just I may be running a bit too late with it and I did say I will post my art every Friday and right now it’s a Saturday and most of my main problem is that I have problem with getting connection on our house’s wifi since we haven’t paid the internet bill til later today so our internet has been out for today. 145 more words


Lion in Oil Pastel

I’m a beginner exploring oil pastels.  They are tougher to blend than watercolor and a bit like drawing with crayons.  I like that you can scrape off a layer to reveal the color underneath.   36 more words



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a new blog is born

15 Paintings Challenge - Flowers: Forsythia's in Winter, #14

I really planned to have this painting finished yesterday, but you know how things go ~ happy to say that #14 is completed.  Forsythias forced to bloom indoors during Winter is a perfect way to brighten up even the coldest and darkest days of the season.  112 more words

OPs New Paintings

The Pear

Over this past summer, I participated in a pre-college program at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.  While there, I did my first figure drawings, … 106 more words

Fine Art

Drawing Update: Sidewalk Sleeper

Here’s an update on the new drawing with the background filled in, and a clearer image.

I had been thinking to smooth out the background next with a layer of paint, but this texture is growing on me. 20 more words