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Honorable Mention at Starline Gallery’s 2013 Grand Finale Masquerade Ball

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 October 31st, 2013|Award, Drawing, Exhibits, Figure Studies, gallery, Harvard Illinois, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits, Starline Gallery 4th Friday|

I exhibited two artworks at the Starline Gallery's Grand Finale Masquerade Ball in Late October, which wraps up their 2013 exhibition lineup, and I am proud to announce that I won an honorable mention in the show. 2 of my works were accepted, a portrait in soft pastels entitled “Jessica” and the award winner a figurative study done in soft pastel entitled “Kay”.

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Pastel and Acrylic Paintings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 July 2nd, 2013|Acrylic Painting, Figure Studies, Lisle, Illinois, Naperville, Illinois, Oil Pastel, Paintings, Pastels|

Jordan, Acrylic on Canvas Jordan has posed for us at the open figure sessions many times with good reason; She is a great model with natural poise and grace. Here are various drawings and paintings I have made of her over the years in three different mediums, acrylic paint, oil [...]

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Charcoal and Conté Drawings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 June 4th, 2013|Drawing, Figure Studies, Naperville, Illinois, Paintings|

Jordan Reclined, Conté on Paper Jordan Reclined, is a 45 minute study that was sold at the Beyond the Coyote show. It features a wonderfully talented model, Jordan, sitting in a makeshift chaise with her left hand extended out  in front of her and her right hand resting on the [...]

Pastel Art of Sadie

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 May 3rd, 2013|Chicago, Illinois, Drawing, Figure Studies, Pastels, Portraits|

Sadie Gazing Up, Pastel on Paper Sadie modeled for us at Platform Studios in Chicago Illinois at several of their weeknight drawing sessions. On some days I draw using an array of soft pastels, and on others I keep it simple with a couple of pieces of black and white [...]

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Figurative Nude Art in Soft Pastel

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 April 20th, 2013|Chicago, Illinois, Drawing, Figure Studies, gallery, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

20 Minute Back Study, Pastel on Paper These are some great pastel drawings that I did at a quick sketch open figure drawing session hosted by the Palette and Chisel in Chicago Illinois. I attended the long pose session that saturday morning, and stuck around for more quick sketch to [...]

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Figurative Nude Paintings at the Dirty Show Chicago

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 April 7th, 2013|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits, Figure Studies, gallery|

Olympia, Pastel on Paper, done at the Palette and Chisel in Chicago, Illinois April 13th & 14th Gallery Provocateur 1621 N. Kedzie Blvd Chicago, Illinois Gallery Provocateur in Chicago, Illinois is hosting the erotic art show, Dirty Show Chicago, Saturday night April 13th and Sunday April 14th for daytime viewing. [...]

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Pastel Paintings at the Absinthe Show Aurora, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 March 30th, 2013|Aurora Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits, Figure Studies, gallery, Palette and Chisel, Pastels|

Katya, Pastel on Board, 16×20 The Absinthe Show Friday April 5th 2013 6pm – 10pm Artbar located at Two Brothers Roundhouse 205 North Broadway Aurora, IL 60506 (630) 264-2739 Artbar is holding a one day show “Absinthe Show” at the Two Brothers Roundhouse Brewpub. Enjoy Two Brother’s acclaimed craft beer [...]

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Nudes of Bella

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 October 10th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Drawing, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Portraits|

Various Studies of Bella, Conté on Paper, 9/3/2012 At the 2012 Palette and Chisel Labor Day Marathon we did a series of 1 – 25 minute figure studies of an elegant model named Bella. Showcased here are 3 of the longer poses done in Conté on a textured paper. Portrait of [...]

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Pastels of Kay

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 September 30th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

Portrait of Kay, 16×20, Soft Pastel on Board, 9/3/2012 Kay, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 9/3/2012 At the 2012 Palette and Chisel Labor Day Marathon we did 2 long poses of a young blonde model name Kay, and she did some difficult poses considering the length of the sitting. For [...]

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Valaree in the Gallery, Figurative Oil Painting

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 September 23rd, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, gallery, Oil Painting, Paintings|

Valaree in the Gallery, 16×20, Oil on Panel, 2011 Valaree modeled for me a while ago in Chicago for a series of short poses and one long pose. Luckily, I took some photographs to that I could paint this more involved piece several weeks later. […]

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Curves, Nude Acrylic Art

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 September 22nd, 2012|Acrylic Painting, Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Paintings|

Curves is an Acrylic painting that was made in early 2011. It focuses on the elegant curves of the nude female torso while using interesting color juxtapositions and lively, confident brushwork. The palette consists of cadmium orange, cadmium yellow, dioxazine purple, sap green, titanium white, and a little cerulean blue [...]

Rouge, A Pastel Painting of a Young Woman in Bed

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 May 21st, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

Rouge, a pastel portrait painted at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago, Illinois Rouge, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 12/17/2011 Here is a 4 1/2 hour painting that was done at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago. The lovely model was reclined on a chaise and was intensely gripping the corner of her [...]

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Minita, Figurative Art and Pastel Portraits of a Middle Eastern Beauty

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 May 3rd, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits, Uncategorized|

Minita with Her Eyes Closed, 18¾×24¾, Pastel on Paper, June 2011 Last Summer, I spent the day at the Palette & Chisel and did quite a few artistic studies of the lovely model, Minita. She posed for the morning long pose session for 4.5 hours, and for this sitting I [...]

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A Pink Dress, Figurative Pastel Painting

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 April 29th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Pastels|

A Pink Dress, a figurative pastel painted at the Palette & Chisel A Pink Dress, 16×20, Soft Pastel on Board, 2/4/2012 A Pink Dress is a figurative painting of a lovely young woman who sat for use at the Palette & Chisel. She had such a demure air about her, [...]

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