Posts Tagged ‘Sketch’

7″x 7″  Compressed charcoal and gesso on plywood I made some art!  It’s been long enough.  This was on a hot sunny morning while everyone and their dog was out walking each other.   I like how the active sky dominates the foreground and draws your eye away form the subject of the drawing.   […]


            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.


Bobcat Study

17Nov11

The big green street snowplow is up next.  See my last entry for explanation.


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 […]


Charcoal and acrylic paint on brown paper.  In class drawing.