I don’t know that I so much completed this drawing today as simply called it ‘done’. Either way, I’m moving on! “Annette” is my mother-in-law and she does NOT appreciate this portrait at all — she thinks it makes her look too old and wrinkly (she’s only eighty-one years old, after all) and just hates […]
Crosby watercolor and ink 90 x 45 inches
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 […]
“Anthony”, 83 x 45 inches, pen and ink drawing
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.
“Jim” large scale pen and ink drawing
Large scale pen and ink drawing — a portrait of my friend, Jim W. At 84 inches high (7 ft) it’s one of the largest of my drawings. I like the rendering of the hairs and of the fabric of the shirt where the woven threads can be made out in places…
“Arthur” 77 x 42.5 inch pen and ink drawing
“Arthur” pen and ink drawing completed October 31 after 282 hours — almost 9 miles of ink line and 8 million lines of machine movement instruction. This one used a new (to me) pen with oil based ink and I’m not very fond of this pen at all. Drawn on Rives BFK paper, the paper […]
“London” 78×45 inch pen and ink drawing
“London” pen and ink drawing completed this morning after 208 hours — 5.83 miles of ink line (just under 1/2 inch drawn per second) . I think I like it!
Pen & Ink Drawing — Shannon & Danielle
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…