Posts Tagged ‘Scraps’

            Compressed charcoal on paper. ~ 8″x10″ This is a studying face.  People hold very still when they concentrate.  The chin and neck of this drawing are a little squeezed but aside from that I think it’s pretty successful. It’s been a while since I tried my hand at a […]


Helicopters!

15Mar12

Some preparatory sketches for an upcoming painting.  I’m not sure what kind of decisions I’m going to make colour wise on this one. It might end up very colourful, or just tonal like these drawings.


On Snow Days

16Nov11

  Last winter I took a series of pictures of people scrambling to dig themselves out the morning after a significant snowfall. I have been thinking about a painting that would borrow subjects from these photos and that would investigate the occurrence of a snow day. As a child, snow days were a huge part […]


                      I sketched this yesterday while I was waiting around outside the art gallery. It was a beautiful day and the sun was illuminating the bright yellow leaves that paved the sides of the road. It’s too bad that the christmas decorations are already up […]


This is a bunch of plastic taxidermy models that we had to draw in class. The small four legged ones in the foreground are cats(?), the ones on the edges are horses heads, there is half a deer in the back, a dog on the right and two small pigs on the ground. I was […]


       These are studies for a large painting based on two very small found objects, in my case half a plastic clip for bread bags and a piece of blue candy wrapper. The assignment was to choose an existing painting that we found interesting and replicate a part of it while incorporating our objects. […]


Propane

03Aug11

Propane torch and some bananas.  Just a study for some ideas.