Careless Claudia

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When I watch TV or a movie I often get curious about the actors. Sometimes actors from days past, sometimes up and coming ones. So I look them up on the internet. I came across an interesting photo of Claudia Cardinale and had the urge to do a “pencil” drawing of her on my iPad […]

Art Lesson

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I gave my grandkids (ages 8 and 11) an art lesson on the ways I usually draw cartoons. I had them do a pencil sketch. Then we scanned it into the computer, opened it in Photoshop, created a new layer and then they did the line work using my stylus and Wacom tablet. When that […]

Just Right – process

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Just for fun let’s discuss what I go through to draw a cartoon. 1. An idea pops into my head. This can come at any time. Unfortunately, it may┬ácome to me when I’m driving down the highway, or about to go to sleep, etc. I have forgotten many hilarious cartoons before they ever got to […]

Girl with Open Mouth

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I started off with the idea to mix color pencils and water color pencils but I mistakenly used a regular color pencil where I wanted the water color. From then on the drawing kept forcing me to change what I had in mind. I also added a few strokes of acrylic paint where I thought […]


Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

Archives: A quick sketch of Senta Berger. It isn’t a very good likeness but she was so beautiful that even a bad picture of her comes out just fine. Pencil on paper, 8″ X 12″