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Portrait of Kristi, Soft Pastel Art

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 September 20th, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Pastels|

Portrait of Kristi, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 9/5/2012 Kristi modeled for one of my drawing groups out in the Chicago suburbs, and I did a pastel portrait of her on a 12×16 Ampersand Pastelbord using various brands of Pastels (Rembrandt, Blick, and Daler Rowney). One thing I am very [...]

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A Portrait of a Guitarist Done in Soft Pastels

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 April 21st, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Musicians, Pastels, Portraits|

The Guitarist The Guitarist, a portrait painted in Lakewood, Illinois. The Guitarist, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 2/8/2012 I did a portrait of a woman wearing a sunhat and holding an acoustic guitar with a green and red background. Having a musical background myself, I very much enjoy doing portraits of musicians, and [...]

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A Portrait of Heather

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 April 8th, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Portrait of Heather A Portrait of Heather, done in Lakewood, Illinois A Portrait of Heather, 18×24, Soft Pastel on Board, 3/6/2011 Heather modeled for us at the Lakewood drawing group. One thing I really like about Heather as a model, is that she is very mindful of her expression when she poses. [...]

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Old Man Jim

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 April 5th, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Old Man Jim, oil pastel portrait painted in Lakewood, Illinois Old Man Jim, 12×16, Oil Pastel on Canvas, 2/15/2012 Jim posed 2 1/2 hours for us in the Lakewood group. He was a rock solid model and had a lot of interesting features to render. This was my first foray into the world of oil pastel in a [...]

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Portrait of a Young Lady

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 March 8th, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

  Portrait of a Young Lady, Pastel on Board Portrait of a Young Lady, pastel portrait painted in Lakewood, Illinois Portrait of a Young Lady, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 1/25/2012 A lovely young girl modeled for us at a workshop in Lakewood, IL. It was her first time modeling, and she did [...]

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Portrait of Manuel

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 February 22nd, 2012|Lakewood, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Portrait of Manuel Portrait of Manuel done in Lakewood, Illinois Portrait of Manuel, 12×16, Soft Pastel on Board, 1/4/2012 Manuel is an artist that posed for our group in Lakewood, Illinois. Most notable about this portrait is the lighting and the way it interacted with Manny’s head and his robe. The setting was [...]