Freda now has a complete coat, except for the fact that it is a bit light. I'll accent that more later. At this point, I wanted to start to tie in the background to her, so I started building up... Read more »
This is a thumbnail of a thumbnail-size sketch of my finished painting, “Fishing Buddies.” The original can be found... Read more »
I plan to produce this as an original oil painting. I am thinking of using a red color scheme for the boat trim. I will probably set it in early morning, so cool morning light is called for... Read more »
Master artist Jack White imparts some sage advice while reminding us that progress often occurs even when you least detect its presence. ———— Invisible Progress by Jack White Practice doesn’t make perfect. It takes perfect practice to see improvement. […] Read... Read more »
(Drawing from life) pencil sketch of my... Read more »
Freda in window, update number three. I defined the chest area by lightly shading the sunbeam area on the window. Part of the window sill can be recognized now, and I have also deepened the body, and darkened parts of... Read more »
Freda in window, update number two. I began by defining the head and body with a 2H woodless pencil, followed by a light covering of a HB... Read more »
Pencil sketch of Sambi asleep.
My goal is to post sketches of works in progress, older sketches, and past roughs of projects I have been a part of over the years. This sketch became a pen and ink drawing in its final iteration.
I have just started my latest graphite drawing, “Freda in the Window.” This is a rough sketch to get the placement and composition situated on the... Read more »
Jack White, the master painter, has some great advice for artists about what to do to avoid failing to sell your art. One of the first things is so obvious, but true: No one can buy your art if it... Read more »