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Bronze Medal Great Lakes Pastel Society 2014 National Exhibit

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 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 [...]

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Honorable Mention Awarded at Art of the Pastel 2014

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 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 [...]

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Award of Excellence Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi-annual

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 January 6th, 2014|Acrylic Painting, Award, Portraits|

Portrait of Andrew, 24x24, Acrylic on Board Portrait of Andrew won an Award of Excellence in the Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi-annual online exhibition. Portrait of Andrew is an expressive acrylic painting of a young man, Andrew, which is painted in a vibrant and lively style. The painting depicts Andrew looking off to [...]

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

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 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”.

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Jesse in Yellow & Grey

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 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 | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 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 [...]

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Figurative Nude Art in Soft Pastel

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 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 [...]

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Pastel Portrait of Maggie

By | 2013-04-09T23:46:58-05:00 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 [...]

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Nudes of Bella

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 October 10th, 2012|Chicago, Illinois, Drawing, Figure Studies, Palette and Chisel, Portraits|

Various Studies of Bella, Conté on Paper, 9/3/2012 At the 2012 Palette and Chisel Labor Day Marathon we did a series of 1 – 25 minute figure studies of an elegant model named Bella. Showcased here are 3 of the longer poses done in Conté on a textured paper. Portrait of [...]

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Pastels of Kay

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:09-05:00 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 [...]

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Rouge, A Pastel Painting of a Young Woman in Bed

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:10-05:00 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 [...]

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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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