Saturday, May 28, 2011

New Work, Work in Progress and Resource of the Week!

Hello Everyone! I just wanted to wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend. We don't have really any big plans, but plan on spending the day with family and visiting my dad's gravesite.


I have some new work to share. First is my Easter angel piece. Completed it a couple weeks or so ago.
Done in color pencil on Canson Mi Tientes.
The Promise
Next, I have a new miniature landscape piece to share. A series of miniatures I am working on for an upcoming show in the fall at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsborro Oregon.
Done in color pencil on Stonehenge. Size is 2.5" x 4.0" The scanner didn't quite pick up the colors and values correctly.
Oregon Coast


Another miniature I am working on for upcoming show. Nearly done with it. Color pencil on Stonehenge.


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Hope you all have a great holiday weekend, take care and God Bless!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Work In Progress and New Tip

Good Morning everyone!
Sharing my latest work in progress. I am nearly done. I should have it done within the next day or two and then I will begin on the second sketch idea, for a ceiling mural for our church. I will be sharing those sketches and photos of the area,  later this week. I will not be starting this huge painting project until August. After I am done with the sketch, I will begin working on my miniature pieces for an upcoming show and I might just throw in a pirate piece, being as Pirates of the Caribbean 4 is coming out in a couple of weeks.

The Promise

Yesterday, I worked on a whole new section for my Color Pencil Tips and Techniques page located here   I now have a whole new section on Types of Color Pencils located here  I also updated several of the sections. So stop on by and check it out, and if you have any tips or techniques you would like to share, I would be happy to add them and give credit. You can just email me at and put in subject line Color Pencil Tip.

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