Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Duct with Orange

pastel on pastel board 13.5" x 13.5"

Pastels still feel like a new medium, but I'm beginning to realize that despite what I've heard, it's not necessary to have 500 pastel sticks to get the colors you need- just keep blending, then layering, etc. But I am starting to dream of having 500, no mistake about it! 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Six Oranges

oil on canvas mounted on board 12 1/4" x 15

This is a study of oranges in preparation for a class. Turns out I kind of like it.

My business is humming along pretty well for being so new. Life Drawing on Sundays has been filling up, as are my classes and classes taught by others.

Here are some negative space studies by some students in charcoal that I think are quite effective: