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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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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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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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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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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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The Classical Guitarist

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 April 2nd, 2012|Barrington, Illinois, Musicians, Pastels, Portraits, Uncategorized|

  The Classical Guitarist The Classical Guitarist, a portrait painted in Barrington, Illinois. The Classical Guitarist, 11×14, Oil Pastel on Board, 3/8/2012 This is a portrait of an old friend and former band-mate, Michael Herndon. He’s an extremely talented musician that I went to see at a Ambrosia’s bakery in Barrington, Illinois. [...]

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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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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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Rainbow Colored Scarf

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 March 4th, 2012|Lake Zurich, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Rainbow Colored Scarf Rainbow Colored Scarf, a pastel portrait drawn in Lake Zurich, Illinois Rainbow Colored Scarf, 18¾×24¾, Soft Pastel on Paper, 11/9/2011 Here’s a very adorable portrait of a young woman done at Main Street Art Center in Lake Zurich. The vibrant colors in the scarf force me to use more natural [...]

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Molly, Quick Sketch

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 February 26th, 2012|Crystal Lake, Illinois, Figure Studies, Pastels, Portraits|

Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, Illinois 2/22/2012 Molly modeled for us at the Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, Illinois this week. I had to rush out and get some new supplies at Hobby Lobby since the supplies in my portfolio were running short. I have a set of 60 CarbOthello [...]

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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 [...]