|This painting and the one above left is |
of a coworker. While I think that these
came out okay, I don't feel I got to say what
I wanted about him. I would like to return to
|This also was part of that Red Death video.|
|This one is a favorite that I really was having a great time|
working on. I had made a study of this in gouache as well,
this is the oil version unfinished. I know that I want to devote
time to this, but I want that time to be uninterrupted so I wait
for when i can take some time off from work to spend time on this.
|Another version of the drawing I|
posted last time. This time I tried
to simplify the image and use
|Here is the pencil vrsion of this |
self portrait. I used this to put on
a light box and made the final draw-
ing on a clean sheet of paper I
laced over it.
|Pencil study for the drawing bellow.|
|I enjoyed playing with the different marks|
I was able to use to build this image. This type
of study helps me to develop an arsenal of
choices I can use in future pen and ink drawings.
|This is the pencil drawing that I |
based the ink drawing on.
|Joshua was ten when I did this portrait of him.|
I bought him the book that he holds in his hand the
night before. I gave him the book when I came home
from work and he read it all before dinner. Impressed, I
decided to paint him with the book.
|Every morning my youngest son Jason and I |
would go outside to wait for his bus to pick
him up for school. We would always leave a little
early so that we can have some extra time together
before I leave for work. This painting was done from
a photo I took with my cell phone one of those mornings.
|This is a drawing my son Jason did|
depicting him and I going for a walk.
|When Joshua began to get into dinosaurs |
I wrote and illustrated this story for him.
Althouh the child in the story was not a
direct portrait of Joshua, I had him in mind
when I drew the character.