Standing female nude & quick croquis
Two quick sketches, drawn from different models this week. 12x9 charcoal on newsprint paper
3 days ago - Day Drawings
"Repose" female nude model reclining
This one was drawn a few days ago, from life. 6x9 charcoal and white chalk on Strathmore paper
5 days ago - Day Drawings
Charcoal and conte crayon 12" x 9" I love working in charcoal, but sometimes feel like I'm fighting against the old-timey look that seems part of the medium. I ended up using a...
6 days ago - Awake and Painting
Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on paper 23" x 17"
7 days ago - Real Art
Fixing Her Shoe - figurative drawing of a ballerina/ballet dancer
Getting ready to dance, this young ballet dancer readies her shoes - charcoal and oil pastel on Art Spectrum Colourfix paper, 12 x 9". Thanks for visiting my blog!
8 days ago - Hackberry Street Studio
PAINTING FOR THE ANGELS
The peculiar grace of a Shaker chair is due to the fact that it was made by someone capable of believing that an angel might come and sit on it. - Thomas Merton This little...
8 days ago - Illustration Art
Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on paper 26" x 13"
10 days ago - Real Art
Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on paper 23" x 16"
12 days ago - Real Art
A charcoal drawing for the morning session then oils for the afternoon.
13 days ago - Nathan Fowkes Art
Expressionist Female Figurative Painting, Adolescence Ascending Series, “ Madchen Mit Die Katze” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire
Contemporary Art 40"x30"x1.5" Oil and Charcoal on Canvas-Available
15 days ago - Mixed Media Artists International
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Facial Expressions workshop with Orly Avineri
This weekend I got to attend a 3-day workshop given by Orly Avineri. The title, Facial Expressions intrigued me because I had taken one from her a few years ago where we made a...
My Bird Nest
I have a friend that has a nest collection, one that has a million bird nests in her horse barn and a teacher that talks about them like they are SO very special (which they...
I am a multimedia artist. I create my art by digitally layering my fine art and graphic art illustrations. I want to awaken heartfelt emotions of hope, strength and beauty in...
Sunday Mailbag- Toys for Reference?
Q: I heard a great tip from Lynn Johnston that she uses toys for references. I always thought that was such a great tip. You can use toys from different angles and can give...
I did this recently as a li'l commission.
Podcasts! Listen and Watch Plein Air with Pastels Tips!
Quick Plein Air Study 5x7 pastel Catalina Island I never imagined how much I would enjoy making a podcast. I guess I like to talk once you get me started and I love to talk...
Taurus Faeces at Fringe
In Taurus Faeces, Deanna Braunstein shared the gift of her mothers many stories in this solo show. These were tales of Life, Love, truth and some crap. One daughter became a...
Portsmouth Sketch Roundup: XII
Along the Way at the Orlando Fringe Festival
Mertz Productions, of Orlando, FL presents Along the Way at this year's Orlando International Fringe Festival. The musical takes a glimpse into the lives of 8 people and how...
Cover for The Commercial Observer
I did the cover illustration for this week's Commercial Observer featuring New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City major Bill De Blasio. The newspaper was out on...
Illustration Throwback Thursday 47
In all the years I've done freelance illustration, this piece is the only one I ever asked to be credited under a pseudonym. I did a fair amount of work for Penthouse magazine...
Advice for Surviving A Juried Art Exhibition
'Garden Party' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis currently on exhibition at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art You have probably heard it before. A painting that was rejected for...