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May Art Show is up and the reception is THIS FRIDAY

May Art Show is up and the reception is THIS FRIDAY

Remember to swing by Brockport and enjoy the May Art Show! Art will be up May 3-25th. The reception on May 10th will include music, food and drink (the party trifecta)! For your viewing pleasure, my graphite and colored pencil drawings will include:   Here’s the show poster, in case you missed it:

Honorable Mention at the CFAI Show!

Honorable Mention at the CFAI Show!

“Little Lioness” won an honorable mention at the juried Contemporary Fine Art International Show! Out of 150 entries, and some fantastic art work by international artists, it was a wonderful treat to be noticed by the judge Larisa Pilinsky (the founder and president of LarkGallery). You can see the final winners and all the entries […]

A pencil portrait of the chilly "Frileuse" for May

A pencil portrait of the chilly "Frileuse" for May

The featured drawing for May is “La Frileuse”! This was a wonderfully entertaining study of the painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. He was quoted as saying “Each day I go to my studio full of joy; in the evening when obliged to stop because of darkness I can scarcely wait for the next morning to come…if I […]

Portraits for May and June are booked!

Portraits for May and June are booked!

The commission schedule for May through June is full! If you would like to order a hand drawn pencil portrait for delivery by July please contact me quickly to reserve your order placement. You may review the sizes and prices here: Portrait Sizes and Prices If you have any questions: Contact Me  

Art Show for May 2013

Spring is here and it’s time for the May show at Different Path Art Gallery! Mark your calendars and stop on by for the opening reception May 10, 6-9:00 pm.

Pencil Portrait – "Well Seasoned"

Pencil Portrait – "Well Seasoned"

“Seasoned“: To render competent through trial and experience “Well Seasoned” Definition: matured or experienced “Well Seasoned” Synonyms: choice, delightful, distinctive, gratifying, rare “Well Seasoned” in a Sentence: The well seasoned man had earned every wrinkle in his venerable face. A pencil portrait is just smudges and lines on paper. It’s the people and their physical distinctions that […]

Pencil Portrait – Sneak Peek

Moving on from the smooth skin of Audrey Hepburn in my last drawing. This time I am embracing some wrinkles……

Vote Now! Portrait Drawing of the Month – May

Vote Now! Portrait Drawing of the Month – May

Time to voice your opinion! Which drawing should be my “portrait of the month” for May? Contestant #1: Contestant #2: Contestant #3:

Pencil Drawing – Portrait of Hepburn as Bride

Audrey Hepburn, I worship your eyebrows. The key word when drawing her fair-colored skin is “delicacy.” The original sketch must be delicate so it doesn’t show through the rest of the layers of graphite. The shading must be delicate so it doesn’t give her skin an irregular dark hue. Even her dark hair had to […]

Order Your Mother's Day Portrait Today!

Order Your Mother's Day Portrait Today!

This is the LAST WEEK to order a portrait for Mother’s Day!  “Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.” Pearl S. Buck. Mother’s come in many forms and love their children whether they are boys, girls, and even pets. […]