Oil painting, 44″ x 34″ December 2016 In this portrait of Darwin, he selected the materials used and provided the accessory props. The original drawing on canvas took over a dozen tries to get it right and even then it continued to change during the painting process.
Quill pen, ink, colored pencil, 18″ x 24″ Summer, 2016. Donor’s Choice Honorable Mention, Ink & Clay; Kellogg Art Gallery, 2016. 8th Annual Drawing Discourse Exhibition, University of North Carolina Asheville, 2017. Juror: Scott Noel.
Waterbased ink, Inktense, and colored pencil, 21″ x 29″ Summer, 2016. Displayed at uBe Art, Berkeley, 2016.
Charcoal, 18″ x 24″ Summer, 2016. Displayed at the Verum Ultimum Art Gallery in Portland, Oregon, 2016.
Inktense, waterbased ink, and pastel. July, 2016. 55″ x 84″ This is based on an earlier sketch from the warehouse. The carousel animals appear to have broken free from the mechanisms that bound them, and a resulting panic ensues.
Water-based ink and conté crayon, 21.25″ x 29″ 2016 This horse is waiting for restoration at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA. An initial drawing was made on a clear sheet of acrylic, from which I created an additive monoprint. The second, ghost print taken from the same matrix was extremely light and […]
Water-based ink and conté crayon, 18″ x 24″ 2016 The theme of the antique carousel has taken a slightly new direction in these recent drawings, completed at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA. The animal is now separated completely from the carousel, although still bound by poles and trapped in a carving. They […]
29″ x 21.25″ 2016 Although these prints were made by painting with ink directly on the matrix (a clear sheet of acrylic), it was not like painting at all. Unlike paint, the ink resists movement so it is a battle with materials. One must work against time and drying, even with the addition of clove […]
29″ x 21.25″ 2016 In a reductive monoprint, the artist begins by covering the matrix, in this case a sheet of clear acrylic, with ink and wiping out all the white parts. These images were created from sketchbook drawings made at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA.