Pastels

/Pastels

Bronze Medal Great Lakes Pastel Society 2014 National Exhibit

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Award, Pastels, Portraits, Traverse City Michigan|

Vlk, 16x20, Soft Pastel on Board I am proud to announce my Bronze Medal Award at the Great Lakes Pastel Society 2014 National Exhibit. The piece that won the awards is a portrait of a young woman entitled "Vlk". “Vlk” is an alla prima (all at once) 16×20 soft pastel portrait that was [...]

Comments Off on Bronze Medal Great Lakes Pastel Society 2014 National Exhibit

Honorable Mention Awarded at Art of the Pastel 2014

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08+00:00 February 7th, 2014|Award, Clute Texas, Exhibits, Pastels, Portraits|

A Girl Wearing a BandanaPastel on Board 12x16 A Girl Wearing a Bandana won an Honorable Mention award at the Pastel Society of Southeast Texas' Art of the Pastel 2014 show. A Girl Wearing a Bandana was awarded this distinction by the awards juror Alan Flattmann. Alan Flattmann juried for awards on February [...]

Comments Off on Honorable Mention Awarded at Art of the Pastel 2014

Purchase Award at Pastels Chicago 2013

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08+00:00 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.

Comments Off on Purchase Award at Pastels Chicago 2013

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

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08+00:00 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”.

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

Pastel and Acrylic Paintings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Pastel and Acrylic Paintings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

Jesse in Yellow & Grey

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Chicago, Illinois, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

Jesse in Yellow and Grey, Pastel on Paper Jesse in Yellow and Grey was done at the Palette and Chisel on a Saturday morning during one of their long pose sessions. That morning she was posing clothed, wearing a grey long sleeved shirt. […]

Pastel Art of Sadie

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Pastel Art of Sadie

Figurative Nude Art in Soft Pastel

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Figurative Nude Art in Soft Pastel

Pastel Paintings at the Absinthe Show Aurora, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Pastel Paintings at the Absinthe Show Aurora, Illinois

Pastel Portrait of Maggie

By | 2013-04-09T23:46:58+00:00 December 11th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Palette and Chisel, Pastels, Portraits|

Here is a new piece of art called "Portrait of Maggie", who posed for us at the Palette and Chisel on Dec 2nd. It is executed in soft pastels and shows a young woman facing the viewer done in a colorful, saturated palette. My vantage point was from a short drawing horse in front of [...]

Comments Off on Pastel Portrait of Maggie

Pastels of Kay

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Pastels of Kay

Portrait of Kristi, Soft Pastel Art

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Portrait of Kristi, Soft Pastel Art

Rouge, A Pastel Painting of a Young Woman in Bed

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Rouge, A Pastel Painting of a Young Woman in Bed