Inspiration Pastel Painting

Inspiration Pastel Painting

Just finished this pastel painting in time for a show deadline. “Inspiration” is an 18×24 pastel painting on sanded paper. It is part of my Contemplation series, depicting the desire for inspiration, which can be artistic, literature, poetry,...
Pastel and Metal Leaf Painting

Pastel and Metal Leaf Painting

This is “Santo” a pastel and silver leaf painting on Strathmore toned gray 400 series. The image is 16 x 20. I wanted the moon behind the model’s head to like a halo, plus he had such a look of innocent wonder on his face. Thanks to my beautiful...
Charcoal and Pastel Drawing 2

Charcoal and Pastel Drawing 2

This is “Untitled-Female” , the companion piece to “Untitled-Male”. The two drawings can hang together or separately. Regardless if they are paired, I hope each drawing engages the viewer in an internal dialogue. It is a 14×14 charcoal and...
Charcoal and Pastel Drawing

Charcoal and Pastel Drawing

This is “Untitled-Male” a 14×14 charcoal and pastel drawing on Rives BFK paper. Although a smaller work, it will be framed out to 18×18. I decided not to give it a title so as not to impose any particular theme. I want the viewer to wonder: is he...
Magic Ball Man Portrait

Magic Ball Man Portrait

This is “Magic Ball Man” a 16 x 20 pastel on Rives BFK paper. Prints are available at: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/magic-ball-man-rita-romero.html The Magic Ball Man is a very talented entertainer from York in UK. I was fascinated by his look, which...
Dichotomy of Philosophy

Dichotomy of Philosophy

This is my last painting of 2016. “The Dichotomy of Philosophy” is an 18 x 24 pastel painting on sanded board. It is based on a previous painting I had done of my favorite model. This figurative work has an unusual theme, but I wanted to make a statement...