- Cloud Studies
Taking a pastel course via the internet from Marla Baggetta. One of her lesson plans calls for cloud studies. These two I did from reference photo’s I took this past year.
The one was taken in Charlotte, NC, in May; the other was taken at sunset last winter in the Colorado mountains.
- Plein Air in Pastels
2018 PLein Air PEI
Had the opportunity to join a Plein Air group in Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada the summer of 2018. This was my second year doing so, and I decided to concentrate my work in soft pastels. It was a great deal of fun.
These two were created in the Murry River area. The ...
- Quick Study
I don’t often get a chance to work with live models. This young lady was fun and challenging to sketch.
A few more quick studies from live models.
My grandsons from a few years back.
Some Cat sketches, just for fun!
- Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Art Pieces
For the past several months I have been creating unique works of art for the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra in Wheeling WV. It is their 88 season and there are 88 keys on a piano, so they commissioned a series of works utilizing piano keys in each work for a total of eight works of art. ...
- Coleman’s Fish Market
Using a vignette approach to focus the viewers eyes on the historic character of this old building in Center Market, Wheeling, WV; I sought to build on the timeless strength it exemplifies. Its handmade red brick, sturdy pillars, and Romanesque style buttresses. Add in the moss covered slate roof, and the cupola with rooster weather ...