Girl In Color

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I discovered a box of oil pastels in my art closet. I don’t know how long they’ve been there. I don’t even know where they came from. I decided to give them a try. Since this was my first attempt at using oil pastels I decided to keep it simple. Oil pastels on paper, 8″ […]


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Not long ago I made a trip to the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin, Texas. I had the pleasure of listening to Mandy Rowden perform at a small club, Jax Neighborhood Cafe. I thought the various lighting sources were interesting so I decided to take a photo of Mandy on stage. I thought […]


Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

I needed to draw something but wasn’t in the mood to start an epic project. I came up with this sketch. My muse insisted I try media I hadn’t used in awhile. So I dug around in the art closet and noticed a box of unused soft pastels. I also picked out a box of […]

Resting Dancer

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Darn. I never could get the color settings right. The original has a slightly more blue tint to it, including the color of the paper. Oh well. This is another practice drawing. The source was from a magazine photo. Colored pencil on colored paper, 10″ X 14″