Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Woman Wrapped in Blue; Seated Woman

Drawn today, from life.

Woman Wrapped in Blue, pastel and Conte pencil on 12" x 16" black pastel paper.

Seated Woman, charcoal and Conte stick on 14" x 17" drawing paper.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Chain Link Fence

Drawn this morning, from life, inspired by this photo by -K- at East of West L.A. and a conversation with Karin Bugge of Altadena Hiker.

Pastel and pencil on black pastel paper, 12"x16".

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Young Man Dozing; Young Man Reclining

Drawn this morning, from life.

Young Man Dozing, 14"x17" charcoal and Conte pencil and sticks on white drawing paper.

Young Man Reclining, 12"x16" pastel and Conte pencil on black pastel paper.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Young Woman Smiling

Drawn this morning from life.

Mixed media on black pastel paper, 12"x16".

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Reclining Woman

Drawn yesterday, from life.

Tombow markers and pastel on 12"x16" pastel paper.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Seated Woman; Standing Woman; Portrait of Woman Falling Asleep

Drawn today, from life.

Seated Woman, Tombow markers on pastel paper (approximately 7"x10").

Standing Woman, charcoal on white drawing paper, 14"x17".

Portrait of Woman Falling Asleep, charcoal and Conte sticks on drawing paper, 14"x17".

Saturday, August 14, 2010


Drawn this morning, from life. Mixed media on 12"x16" pastel paper.

Inspired by this photo by Ken Mac at (G)reenwich (V)illage (D)aily (P)hoto.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Today's life drawings

Drawn today, from life.

The black and white drawing is charcoal and pastel on white printmaking paper; the colored drawing is Tombow marker and pastel on white pastel paper.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Seated Girl

Drawn this afternoon, from life. Tombow marker and pastel on watercolor paper. Approximately 12"x14".

Wednesday, August 4, 2010


Drawn today, from life. Each, about 18"x24".

I used Tombow markers for the colored portrait; charcoal and conte sticks for the black and white figure.