Throughout the past week, we’ve been watching the Star Wars saga :). Graphite on paper, 8×10. More Star Wars portraits coming soon ~
A new art gallery in Prescott, AZ, has its grand opening tonight, and I’m thrilled to be included as a featured artist :D. Inspire Prescott is coming together through the hard work and awesomeness of some great people. Website coming soon; meanwhile, check out their Facebook page:
And click here to see a snapshot album of the artwork I’m showing.
I spent the past week painting furiously and came up with these 4 new encaustic portraits — referencing Pre-Raphaelite portraiture and William Morris patterns and other old fashioned things. They will be hanging in the gallery for the next few months.
For Beauty and Glory.
Lewis Carroll, pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born on this day (January 27), 1832, well-known mostly as the author of Alice and Wonderland.
On this day, 2013, I tried sketching his portrait — as well as a study from one of John Tenniel’s illustrations in Alice and Wonderland (1865 edition). Graphite on paper, dimensions of each: rather small.
Nordic Knitting is still my reference (see previous post). Finnish patterns inspired this drawing:
A glimpse of my J.S.Sargent book collection. He is my hero-painter :). Today, I sketched some master studies of his portraits for my series, Famous Faces.
Mrs. Horace Webber, 1911 – Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892
Actor Haley Joel Osment as a child.
This is famous face #4, visit Freehand Famous Faces 1.1 to see the rest.