New Sketch

I brought a few sheets of Bristol paper with me to Denver, not to mention my moleskine sketchbook. I've been working mostly in pen on small portraits in my moleskine.…

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Good Grief… not again.

At present, what seems to be the larger brother of the last storm, which dumped two feet of snow on us, is currently pummeling Denver. Expectations are that it will…

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Winter Update

It hasn't stopped snowing here. Not sure how many feet of snow we've got at this point, but the photo should give you an idea. It's gotten so deep that…

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White-out in Colorado

As you may have heard, last week we had a powerful windstorm in Oregon. Winds were upwards of 100 mph and we lost power for several hours (some people are…

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Portrait Commission

I was recently given the opportunity to execute a large double-portrait drawing for a private collection. It's one of the larger drawing that I've completed 20" x 26" and was…

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Lessons and Carols

It's time again for my Lessons and Carols post. As you may or may not recall, for the past 3 years, I have participated in the choir for our university…

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In Media Res

I've been working on a couple of portrait paintings recently. I think I'm starting to find a studio process that is going to work for me. This isn't yet finished,…

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At War with Iran

The Great Satan, that's what they call us. The Axis of Evil, that's what we call them. We can't forgive them for the 1979 kidnappings and takeover of the American…

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New Drawing: Shaun

Late last night (early this morning?) I finished a drawing that I started on Saturday. It's a 20"x14" pencil drawing of my brother. It is on the same Fabriano paper…

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