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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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An Oil Painting of a Woman and a Guitar

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:11-05:00 April 19th, 2012|Figure Studies, Musicians, Oil Painting, Palatine, Illinois, Uncategorized|

An Oil Painting Done in Palatine, Illinois Woman and Guitar, 11×14, Oil on panel, 3/10/2012 I painted a small oil painting on a wood panel depicting a reclined woman with a pierced nipple and an electric guitar in the background. The skin tones  have a very cool tone to them [...]

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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 [...]

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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1st Friday & 2nd Annual Fashion Mash

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 October 6th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Exhibits|

Chicago, Illinois - Wicker Park, Bucktown 2011 Coyote Art Fest Chicago, IL The Coyote exhibit at the Flat Iron Arts building was a success. Below is a picture of my display. This Friday Oct 7th 2011, I will have my work displayed for the October 1st Friday and will keep it up for [...]

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