Saturday, April 27, 2013

Charcoal Sketches

Portraiture has always been one of my favorite subjects.  Mainly I would love to capture the personality and character as well as the likeness.  Here are a few charcoal sketches of three of my grand-kids.  I rate them as 8+ in likeness... Lior, top right and middle, Amir bottom left, and Mor bottom right.

This was done on brown paper with a brownish charcoal stick. Size about  50 x 52 cm.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Entries WDE March 15th

These are some of the entries I did for the WDE March 15th that was hosted by just-chaos --Jean. These are really small  sketches in my sketch book done with pastel pencils...

Horse 19 x 29 cm

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Cat 19 x 19 cm

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WDE Entries for March 8th

Trying to get back to painting and blogging.  Seems sometimes --real life-- gets in the way and I tend to get stressed rather easily and its difficult to get that first PUSH out.  I have continued my weekly workshops, a special island for me with a great group of really supportive friends.

This is from WDE that I did from March 8th hosted by Oty.. Wonderful images from her homeland Romania.. Many from the town where Dracula was born... I visited this town and took lots of pictures and also did a painting  from one.

I chose the pigeon and sunflower. Both done on corrugated cardboard that I coated with gesso.
Size: 27 x 34 cm

Pigeon done with neocolor I wax crayons with added medium- monochromatic 

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The sunflower done with oils, mainly using palette knife

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