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11/18/2008

Chicken Lady

Soft Pastels on paper 18 x 25"    2006

11/16/2008

Old Lady Crane

Soft Pastels on paper 18 x 20"    2005

10/25/2008

Natan Flowers

Soft pastels on paper 12 x 16"    2005

10/16/2008

Ice Cream Girl

Soft pastels on toned paper 18 x 22"    2005

10/15/2008

Camel in Bones

Soft pastels on toned paper, 12 x 16"    2005

10/08/2008

painting again

It's been a long time. We moved a few months ago, and there was so much to do before I knew it a few months had gone by. During which I painted nothing. Hardly even any sketching. The more time passed without doing art, the harder it felt to get back into it. This week I finally resolved I had to do something. So I pulled out a very old painting, an acrylic I did as a teenager. It's rather pathetic, but it was one of my first ever "subconscious drawings" that I had attempted to paint. I set up both the original drawing and the acrylic "sketch" and set to work to create it anew:




Here's as far as I've gotten. I'm pretty pleased to find that after almost half a year of no work, my eyes and hands haven't quite forgotten how to work together.



This is soft pastels on french paper, 18 x 24". I'm all out of paper, so I've been recycling my worst paintings, rubbing them out and using the other side of the paper. This one was reworked over that deer. I really need to go out and buy some sandpaper soon.

9/20/2008

The Birdman

Soft pastels on paper, 11 x 14"    2006

9/10/2008

Batty Scottie

Soft pastel on paper, 12 x 18"    2006

9/07/2008

Leopard and Goat

Soft pastels on paper, 18 x 24"    2005
SOLD

8/24/2008

Red


Red conte crayon on toned paper 23 x 18"    2002

8/23/2008

Dark


Self Portrait charcoal on paper, 15 x 21"    2000

8/21/2008

Sallow Blue

Self Portrait oil on canvas 14 x 18"    2002

Silly


Self portrait, water soluble crayon on textured gesso 20 x 30"    2003

8/20/2008

Snarl

Soft pastels on paper, 18 x 22"    2003

8/18/2008

Sad


Self Portrait white pencil on black paper, 20 x 25"    2003

8/17/2008

Surreal


Self portrait graphite pencil on paper, 16 x 20"    2002

8/15/2008

Mirror


Self portrait charcoal on paper 18 x 23"        2002

8/10/2008

Sullen


Self portrait charcoal on paper 16 x 22"    2002

8/07/2008

Rain


Self portrait, sepia ink and watercolor on paper, 17 x 18". Painted in 2001

8/05/2008

Young


Self Portrait, charcoal on paper 14 x 16". Drawn in 2000