Portrait of Erica

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 October 28th, 2011|Lake Zurich, Illinois, Pastels, Portraits|

Lake Zurich, Illinois Portrait of Erica, an Artist I have been attending the bi-weekly open studios at Main Street Art Centre in Lake Zurich, Illinois, and this week, I made this portrait of an artist named Erica. She had a unique style and was wearing a lot of jewelry which [...]

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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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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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