Family Soccer Game

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Even though my trip was brief the grandboy requested a drawing of the family playing soccer. This involved six people! I told him I would not have time to do six portraits so he accepted the fact that the characters would not look like the real people involved. I worked as fast as I could and […]

Tug of War

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This drawing is actually three drawings; a triptych, so to speak, depicting children involved in the classic tug-of-war, with the usual variety of success, failure, and enthusiasm. Put side by side it would look something like this: Each drawing, color pencil on paper, 10″ X 14″

Evasive Ball

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It takes awhile for children to grasp the reality of movement. By the time their little hands get to where the ball was, it’s gone. After deciding on what image to start with my Muse and I argued about what medium to use; paint, pencil…? I chose to go with a very illustrative approach, ink outlines, […]

Grandkid Requests

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Another trip to see grandkids and more requests for drawings. So, sitting on the couch with pad in my lap we came up with these: The first drawing is for the Birthday Girl who wanted a picture of a fairy running to Toys R Us to spend her birthday gift card. Coincidentally, the fairy is […]

Cougar Sports

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It’s been 50 years since the Bryan Adams Class of 1962-63 competed on the courts, fields and diamonds of Dallas. They fared pretty well, too, winning the city championship in baseball and being co-champions in football. In commemoration I was asked to come up with a “collage” depicting some of the Cougar sports. One of […]