Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New work




The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere 

New work

For me it's all about simplification....


Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

Friday, November 3, 2017

#9 of 30

Moving right along with my 30 portrait studies.  I am learning and growing as I go along.  I use from my sources of inspiration ....Sarah Sedwick........John Singer Sargeant.....what better artists to help light the way.  I enjoy the challenge of age as well as ethnicity.  Because I must work from a photo it is important to not draw as though it were as paint by number.  It is difficult.   I try very hard to look at light and shadow shapes and lay the value in as I see it....working quickly and decisively.......

 " Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."

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