Category Archives: charcoal

A Bold Plan! (or Am I Biting Off More Than I Can Chew?)

It seems that in the last several years, the concept of creative types setting a time-limited challenge for themselves to get some work done has become more and more popular.  For writers, the 3-Day Novel Contest and NaNoWriMo come immediately … Continue reading

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Portrait commissions completed!

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to finish three portraits.  I was off to a great start in February, and then March and April happened.  April 2015 – a month that will live in infamy (at least in … Continue reading

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WIP – Cohiba Sunset

I’ve managed to get a bit more done on this work in progress.  I like how he’s coming along!

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Portrait Commissions

I’ve been working on these commissions since the end of January (off and on) and am finally seeing them come together.  I’m finding that I need to “play” in between times – doodle Cutie-Pies, start my own projects, and deal … Continue reading

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Pastel and alcohol-wash underpainting

I’ve been working on commissions over the past several weeks, and decided to take a break. Started something new: a larger format (22″ x 30″ sanded pastel paper) with an alcohol wash underpainting. The paper is eating up my pastels … Continue reading

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