New Charcoal Drawing

New Charcoal Drawing

This is “Study in Gray” an 11×14 charcoal portrait drawing on Strathmore gray 400 series paper. Getting the slight tilt of the head was a bit challenging. Doing a drawing like this helps me to keep up my drawing skills, so I like to do one...

New Charcoal Portrait Drawing

Finally, I am gearing up to start some oil paintings. When I have been away from the painting easel for awhile, I like to “warm up” by doing some drawings. This is “Avey”, a model from a recent workshop at Cuong Nguyen’s studio.  As I...

New Pastel Drawing

My new drawing “Awakening” is finished. The dramatic lighting was what really intrigued me. I tried to make it as realistic as I could. It makes me want to do more drawings like this, as I really like the contrast of white and grays against black paper....