Charcoal Portrait…and Travel

Lilly, 8x10, charcoalI've been out of town this week, travelling for business. I thought I should bring along a few portrait commissions just in case I was inspired in my hotel room. The one above, of course, is a really bad picture, taken from my phone. It's a smaller one, 8x10 and was done fairly … Continue reading Charcoal Portrait…and Travel

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Two Boys

9x10, Strathmore Charcoal PaperI've been fascinated recently with pastels and how they glow with any subject. I purchased a small set of Nupastels months ago and never worked with them until tonight. On a whim, I decided to open them up. I took some Strathmore charcoal paper (md beige tint), a photo I tweaked in … Continue reading Two Boys