This is a test of whether to treat the illustration’s coloring by hand or to use Photoshop. This is a preliminary sketch for an Illustrated children’s book on Golden gate […]
Landscape drawing in charcoal and conté.
A second example of an abstraction using a base of figure drawing on 2 panels of paper.
A second abstraction using tape and other materials to mask areas to create shapes.
An abstracted copy of my friend Joel’s 6′ tall horse sculpture made from wood planks.
A study of various patterns to determine how various mediums interact together.
A plein-air landscape drawing of Big Bear Lake in Northern Minnesota.
An abstract drawing using tape and other items to mask off areas to create different shapes.
An abstraction using a base of figure drawing on irregularly torn paper to add some interest.
Nude gesture drawing using ink washes.
A drawing to explore patterning in an abstracted setting.
This is a study of a terra cotta sculpture made by renaissance artist Niccolò dell’Arca in his Lamentation of Christ grouping for the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita in Bologna.
A continuation of the first abstraction where the contrast and composition is the main focus.
An abstraction mainly working with contrast in how it affects composition.
Two plein-air drawings from the West Bank of the University of Minnesota on the Mississippi river.
A still life perspective drawing of my Doc Martin boot.
Figure drawing completed in 2 minutes as an exercise to get the hand moving.
Still Life with shells.
Studies from a medical skeleton in charcoal.
A student work where we were to take a personal object and give a narrative in drawing form. I chose a zippo lighter as the starting point.
A study of a Mexican mask.
Fictional drawing incorporating chess pieces into the skyline.
A mixed media drawing combining images of an iron pour (casting in iron).
Gesture portrait from a drawing session. Charcoal on paper. 18″ x 24″
Drawing “House on Lake Superior” in charcoal and conté on paper. Image is 18″ by 24″.
A drawing on an interior using three panels to create a panoramic effect.