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Purchase Award at Pastels Chicago 2013

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 November 7th, 2013|Award, Exhibits, Highland Park, Illinois, Paintings, Pastels, Portraits|

3 of my artworks were accepted into the pastel only art exhibit Pastels Chicago 2013 which is held at the Art Center Highland Park, IL.

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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 [...]

La Chemise Rouge, Oil Painting Portrait of Nicole in Chicago

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 April 15th, 2013|Chicago, Illinois, gallery, Oil Painting, Paintings|

La Chemise Rouge, Oil on Board, 9×12 Nicole modelled for me at an art gallery in Chicago’s north side. She was an amazing model with a knack for expressive an dynamic poses. She incorporated her hands nicely, and included environmental elements in a very natural way. […]

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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 [...]

Two Candles, A Still Life in Watercolor Paint

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 July 23rd, 2012|LaGrange Illinois, Paintings, Still Life, Watercolor|

Two Candles, A Still Life in Watercolor Paint Two Candles, A Painting in Watercolor Two Candles, Watercolor on Paper, 7/8/2012 I picked up some watercolors which I haven’t used in many, many years. […]

Pastel Portrait of a Woman with Her Hair Braided Up, Painted at the Palette & Chisel in Chicago

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 May 13th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Paintings, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits, Uncategorized|

Jesse with Her Hair Braided Up, 16×20, Soft Pastel on Board, 04/07/2012 A few weeks ago I did a portrait of Jesse, who has posed for us numerous times at the Palette & Chisel. Unfortunately, I arrived slightly late and ended up in a conspicuous location, but I think I made [...]

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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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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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Self-Portrait

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 December 19th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Paintings, Palatine, Illinois, Portraits|

Palatine, Illinois This is the first self-portrait that I have executed in 10 years or so. In my youth I used myself as a subject by a large majority, and have a large unfinished piece that consist of an array of self-portrait facial expressions. Perhaps I was slightly tentative to [...]

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Painting of Three Ladies

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 November 24th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Highland Park, Illinois, Paintings, Portraits|

A Portrait in Highland Park, Illinois Here is a wonderful portrait I did for a family in Highland Park, Illinois. I particularly appreciate how the lighter blue tints contrast with the yellowish orange ones in the flesh tones of the faces. There is a sort of calming interaction that exists [...]

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Portrait of Jill

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:13-05:00 February 24th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Paintings, Portraits, Wilmette, Illinois|

Commission in Wilmette, Illinois A portrait of a beautiful woman in both appearance and character whose style is matched in class and creativity only by her personality. The magenta highlights in her beret are repeated in the outline that radiates around the crown of her head. She is a majestic [...]

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