When my “Sarah” drawing was first exhibited at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the founder’s wife appreciated it and invited me to create a similar life-size portrait of her husband, Crosby, a giant of a man and huge patron of the arts. They loved this portrait and it was later purchased by the museum […]
Today I completed “Rick”, another large scale pen and ink drawing, this one measuring 75 x 45 inches on Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper.
On March 19, 2007 after 240 hours of continuous drawing with pen and ink, I completed “Anthony”, a pen and ink drawing 83 x 45 inches on Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper.
Yesterday (June 13, 2006) I completed a smaller drawing of two children, Ethan and Arianna. Pen and ink, but a denser line pattern — about 140 hours to complete on 45 x 31 inch Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper. Here is a shot of the drawing plus some details — click the photos […]
Another life-size pen and ink drawing (extra fine point rolling ball pen) — this one of Shannon and Danielle partially robed, about 90 inches by 45 inches on Arches 300lb hot press watercolor paper…
The first two papers I tried for this life-size figure drawing weren’t strong enough and they were torn to shreds relatively early in the process. I finally had success (after almost a month of experimenting) with Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper — it is VERY strong and held up beautifully! The squiggly lines […]