When life gives you lemons, draw them, 11 x 14 inches dry pastels, graphite on paper

"When life gives you lemons, draw them". (Nikki)

"Trust your intuition, it's just like goin' fishin'; you cast your line 'til you get a bite." (Paul Simon)

Children Series

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Portraits

Sunday, June 29th, 2008


 

Josee, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper, gift

Josee, a portrait of one of my nieces. Gift, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper. Drawing portraits is like brain surgery – one millimeter off, more or less, in any direction makes all the difference between success or failure!

Growing Up and Looking Back

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007


 

Lucas at the Museum, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Lucas at the Museum, 11H x 14W inches graphite on paper, originally posted March 23, 2007 – today notified as part of the exhibition Growing Up and Looking Back – Reflecting on Childhood, Parenting, and Home at Gallery RFD in Swainsboro, GA October 12th – November 3rd, 2007.
See more of the Children Series, graphite illustrations available as cards, matted prints and framed prints.

Joseph At The Park

Sunday, July 15th, 2007


 

Joseph

Joseph At The Park, 15 months old, 11H x 14W inches graphite on paper

Brittany at the Beach

Friday, June 8th, 2007


 
Brittany at the Beach, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Brittany at the Beach, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

More Children in the series

Adam

Thursday, June 7th, 2007


 

Adam, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Adam, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Post-dated entry: Adam , Merit Award winner, cash prize at the VAST 19th Annual Juried Exhibition held in Denton, Texas July 29 – August 23, 2007

Adrian, The Muddy Field

Monday, June 4th, 2007


 
Adrian, The Muddy Field, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Adrian, The Muddy Field, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Alexander’s Cat

Friday, June 1st, 2007


 
Alexander's Cat, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Alexander’s Cat, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Thanks to all for your responses to the recent group of pencil portraits. The portraits are practice using tones and values, something that needs more attention as a foundation to color.

Renee at Dance Class

Thursday, May 31st, 2007


 
Renee at Dance Class, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Renee at Dance Class, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Derek at the Wedding

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007


 
Derek at the Wedding, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Derek, 2 years old at the Wedding, 1H1 x 14W graphite on paper

Andra’s New Hat

Sunday, May 27th, 2007


 

  Andra's New Hat, 11 x 14 inches graphite on paper

Andra’s New Hat, 14 x 11 inches graphite on paper

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