Maddy, Alex, and James

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Journal, News

Added a new graphite drawing I did for my brother for his 70th birthday: His grandkids – Maddy, Alex, and James – who are our grand nephews and niece. And here is a recent drawing of Alex as well:

New drawings of niece & nephew and grand-niece & grand-nephew

New drawings of niece & nephew and grand-niece & grand-nephew

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Journal, News | No Comments

Added a new graphite drawing of my niece Sarah and her daughter Maddy: And a graphite drawing of my nephew Tyler and his son James: Here is a graphite/charcoal portrait of James:

Cats and dogs

Cats and dogs

Posted by on May 14, 2016 in Journal, News | No Comments

I’ve just posted two recent graphite drawings of cats: “Hazel” was drawn for a friend. An exercise using a photo found on the web. I’ve created a new portfolio called Animals for these felines and it also includes two earlier drawings of dogs: “Max” “Koko” I’ve learned a lot about drawing hair and fur coats […]

More drawings added

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Journal, News | No Comments

I’ve added one of my drawings of my grandniece Maddy to her page: Plus I created a new page with two drawings of my grand-nephew James: Finally, I created a page for a drawing I made from a photo of an afternoon scene during a visit to the Wenchi crater in Ethiopia:  

New portraits

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Journal, News

I’ve added two portraits I made of my grandniece Maddy:   Previously, I added a portrait of friends Thomas and Anna-Lena in Sweden:

Prints now available for purchase

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Journal, News | No Comments

I had professional scans made of several of my drawings  (i.e. high resolution, careful color matching) and I have now posted them in an account recently opened at FineArtAmerica. com. So far I have 4 drawings in the Still Life Gallery and 6 in the New Space Gallery. I had originally wanted to do a limited set of […]

Work on display at Capitol Arts Network

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Journal, News

I’ve added images to the gallery here of the two pieces that were part of the Hill Center juried exhibition during the summer. (See earlier post here.)   Today (Nov.1st) through the end of December, these two plus the the Red Onions piece shown below will be on display at the Capitol Arts Network in Rockville, Md. They […]

First art show went well

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Journal, News

The opening of the Open Regional Art Exhibition at the Hill Center in Washington D.C. took place on Tuesday evening. There were 70 pieces on display from 65 artists. (See earlier post with the event flyer.) There was quite a crowd for the two hour event, which culminated with juror Jack Rasmussen, curator of the American […]

Two works selected for juried show at Hill Center Gallery in Washington, DC

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in News

Two of my color pencil still life works have been selected for a new show that opens at the Hill Center gallery in Washington, D.C. on June 25th. (See flyer below.)  It will run through September 1st. This will be the first time I’ve had my artwork in a public show. It is what has […]

Welcome to my art gallery

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Misc | No Comments

I have opened this new website to display samples of my artwork. I work at the moment primarily with color pencil and with graphite/charcoal. With color pencils I’ve focused so far mostly on still lifes. I use burnishing (heavy pressure with a blunt point) and brushed solvent techniques to get a more smooth, painterly look […]