Scherzo Left Handed

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Back when I was in the ER I had to sign my name a few dozen times – left handed! I pondered on the difficulties. Writing a loop for example. To write exactly the same way requires a completely opposite effort. Pulling the pen instead of pushing it. Writing in a mirror image creates a […]


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I was watching an old movie on TV and noticed an actor I thought was really pretty so I looked her up on the internet. I came across a photo and thought it would be fun to draw. I was more interested in practicing than in doing a portrait so the likeness is a tad […]

Two Deer By Tree

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I just noticed this on my wall and realized I’d never posted it. So here it is. It was done for exercise only, just playing around. I was inspired by a photograph I saw somewhere and converted it to charcoal. Charcoal on paper, 11″ X 15″

Young Gene

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Back in the olden days I would often do my drawings sitting in the den with a drawing board on my lap. Just for the heckuvit I decided I would try that again. I chose to do a simple charcoal sketch. While it was fun I think I’ll stick to my easel in the studio. […]

Panty 2

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I had been very unproductive and forced myself to draw something to keep my sanity. I hadn’t used chalk pastels in awhile so I decided to give that a shot. Chalk pastels and charcoal on paper, 8 ½” X 8 ½”

Baby Daughter

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Archives: A long time ago I was practicing with charcoal (and a touch of chalk) and I came up with this drawing of my daughter when she was a baby. It was done on a piece of regular ol’ poster board. Over the decades of sitting in my flat file the white has turned quite […]