Category Archives: charcoal

Cutie-Pie Doodles

I like to doodle, and sometimes my doodling makes me smile and these make me smile.  I think these “Cutie Pies” will make cute greeting cards.  And – I’ve been asked to use them as illustrations for a lovely little children’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, charcoal, Cutie Pies, drawings, Dry Media, Figures, Illustration, Pastels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Back to Jackie Parker Park – pastel painting

A limited palette pastel painting of Mill Creek as it runs through Jackie Parker Park in Millwoods,  done last week.  I hadn’t painted anything since I finished the Newcastle commissions – just over two weeks of not painting!  My break … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, charcoal, Dry Media, Landscape, Pastels, Urban Landscape | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cast Out the Demon Part 1

This is the first sketch, preparing for the underpainting, of a portrait of a man on a real-life journey to destroy a real-life demon that has influenced and controlled his life for over half a century.  I met him 13 … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, charcoal, Dry Media, Portraits, Urban Landscape | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment