Commission for Bunni and Paul Copaken on the occasion of Paul’s 75th birthday. This large portrait of Paul on his bicycle hangs in their Aspen, Colorado home.
Cambodia-1 32 x 64 inch watercolor with pen and ink drawing
Completed June 13, 2012 – Cambodia-1 watercolor and ink (pen and ink drawing on pigment-tinted paper)
Cambodia 2 pen and ink drawing – 45 x 85 inches
I’ll try to explain this series of drawings from S-21 prison in Phnom-Penh and the killing field not far away pretty soon, I suppose. The young men and women whose remains are the subject of my recent drawing were imprisoned by Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia during the late 1970’s. Confined in S-21 […]
Carlos Pen and Ink Drawing 75 x 45 inches
My friend, Kim Weinberger told me that her friend, Carlos Hernandez, had admired my work at the America Now and Here show and wanted to model for me – she introduced us over drinks and… Well Carlos is a great looking guy and the following weekend he came to my studio to model for me. […]
pen and ink drawing of Miguel Rivera
Miguel Rivera is chair of printmaking at the Kansas City Art Institute. He is a wonderful teacher – gentle and thoughtful. He has a great face and as soon as we met I asked if he’d model for a portrait. You can learn all about Miguel and see some of his work on his web […]
Grass3 30 x 58 inch pen and ink drawing
Grass3 was completed in August, 2010. 30 x 58 inches it took took an inordinately long time to draw. http://mlyon.com/wp-content/gallery/grass3/2008_08_grass3_588x400.jpg
Jennifer – large pen and ink drawing 85 x 43 inches
Images of new 85 x 43 inch pen and ink drawing of dancer and choreographer Jennifer Owen completed June 13, 2010.