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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Charcoal and Conté Drawings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:08-05:00 June 4th, 2013|Drawing, Figure Studies, Naperville, Illinois, Paintings|

Jordan Reclined, Conté on Paper Jordan Reclined, is a 45 minute study that was sold at the Beyond the Coyote show. It features a wonderfully talented model, Jordan, sitting in a makeshift chaise with her left hand extended out  in front of her and her right hand resting on the [...]

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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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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Fine Art Portrait of a Young Girl

By | 2021-08-19T22:39:55-05:00 May 28th, 2012|Drawing, Lake Zurich, Illinois|

Portrait of a Young Girl, 18×24, Conté on Paper, 10/12/2011 There is an art school in Lake Zurich, Illinois called Mainstreet Art Centre that holds open sessions periodically, and I was attending a few of them last year. The model that posed for us was quite young, probably about [...]

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