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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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Sleeping Girl, Oil Pastel Portrait Art

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 April 22nd, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Oil Pastel, Paintings, Palette and Chisel, Portraits|

Oil Pastel Painting of a Sleeping Girl Sleeping Girl, 12×16, Oil Pastels on Board, April 21 2012 Jesse posed for us at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago, and she did a wonderful as usual. She wore a white blouse with laced sleeves. The artwork that I did of her [...]

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Female Nude Figure Pastels, Courtney at the Palette & Chisel Chicago

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 April 14th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Pastels|

Courtney, a new model at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago, Illinois Courtney with Her Hands Crossed over Her Leg, 16×20, Soft Pastel on Board, 3/31/2012 Courtney Reclined, 16×20, Soft Pastel on Board, 3/24/2012 A new model has been coming to the Palette & Chisel lately. She’s a delightful model named Courtney [...]

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Portrait of an Artist

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 March 13th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

Portrait of an Artist, a pastel portrait painted at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago, Illinois Portrait of an Artist, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 1/21/2012 This portrait was done at the Palette & Chisel (in the Gold Coast Neighborhood of Chicago, IL) and is of a young woman that a later saw [...]

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1st Friday & 2nd Annual Fashion Mash

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 October 6th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Chicago, Illinois - Wicker Park, Bucktown 2011 Coyote Art Fest Chicago, IL The Coyote exhibit at the Flat Iron Arts building was a success. Below is a picture of my display. This Friday Oct 7th 2011, I will have my work displayed for the October 1st Friday and will keep it up for [...]

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Portrait of a bored young man

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 September 8th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Chicago, Illinois Portrait of a bored young man So this was obviously this young man’s first time modeling. Some of the telltale signs were fidgeting, differences in pose after breaks, and wearing headphones! But nonetheless, he did a decent job, and I certainly give anybody willing to sit in one [...]

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Portraits of Jazz

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 September 5th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Musicians, Oil Painting, Paintings, Portraits, Schaumburg, Illinois|

For my Father – Schaumburg, Illinois Oil painting of Miles Davis. Happy Birthday Dad! These two paintings were done for my old man who, along with my mother, I can thank for artistic inclinations. I remember my young days when my dad would sketch 18 wheeler trucks and WWII airplanes. [...]

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Figure Study – Olympia

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 September 1st, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Figure Studies, Pastels|

Chicago, Illinois – Palette & Chisel This is a piece I did in soft pastels. It was made on August 27th at the Palette & Chisel during their Saturday morning open figure-study session. The session was 4  1/2 hours, but I think I was there for about 4. I skipped [...]

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Coyote Arts Festival 2011

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 August 30th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits, gallery|

Chicago, Illinois – Wicker Park, Bucktown The Coyote Arts Fest is a three-day show and sale that will feature the art of over 150 painters, sculptors, photographers, performers, poets and musicians. Highlights of this event also include Show & Sale, Refreshments, Performances, Refreshments, Silent Auction and more…in a fun and [...]

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“Now You See It, Now You Don’t” Mural Exhibit in Chicago, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 January 23rd, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Portrait Painting in Chicago, Illinois Friday, February 4, 2011 · 6:00pm – 10:00pm Flat Iron Arts Building · 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave · Chicago, IL Join John Markese and the Flat Iron Artists’ Association for its second annual “Now You See It, Now You Don’t” Art Exhibit. John Markese painting a [...]

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“Beyond the Coyote” in Chicago Illinois Sept 10-12: Portraits in Oil and Acrylic Paint

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 August 8th, 2010|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Beyond the Coyote – Friday, Sept 10 – Sunday, Sept 12 at The Historic Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois I will be featuring many new fine art portraits, figure studies, and nudes in oil and acrylic paint at the Flat Iron in Chicago, Illinois. If you are interested in [...]

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“Face to Face” Portraiture Show

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:13-05:00 June 1st, 2010|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Portrait of Andrew exhibited at smArt Gallery in Chicago, Illinois I will be holding an exhibit of my portraits in oil and acrylic paint at the smArt Gallery located in the Andersonville neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. The show will feature a multitude of my portraits done over the last couple [...]

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3rd Annual Gilda’s Charity Event

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:13-05:00 April 8th, 2010|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Charity Art Exhibit in Chicago I will be showing in May at the Flat Iron Arts Building. The FIAA will be presenting The Third Annual Gilda’s Night Charity Event featuring gallery walk & sale, cocktail reception and lots more. Event highlights include both a Silent and Live Auction with all [...]

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