Jack the Spaniel

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Journal, News

Here’s my charcoal rendering of Jack, a Golden Cocker Spaniel owned by some friends, on tinted paper:

Kerima’s parents

Posted by on Jul 24, 2019 in Journal, News

Here are portraits of Kerima’s mother Elleni, which I did a couple of years ago, and her late father Kidane, which I just finished. The latter drawing is with charcoal on tan tinted paper but the photo doesn’t capture this unfortunately.  


Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Journal, News

It was a fun challenge to render the white fur of beautiful Maya, a German Shepard mix and the late best friend of some friends of mine.  Tried tinted paper for the first time and it really sets off the white charcoal.

Latest portraits

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Journal, News

Recent drawings of some family members: ** Kerima ** Tyler and Sarah ** Alex ** James ** Maddie  

New portrait drawings

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018 in Journal, News

Finally found some time to do more portraits. These two of Miheret, the daughter of one of our nieces, are my first drawings made entirely with charcoal: And here is a graphite pencil drawing of Will, the young son of friends of ours:

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

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

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: