This pencil drawing is 11x16 and beautifully framed. If you look closely you can find a rosary wrapped around the bottom branch. I took this photo at Kullis in Bedford, Ohio.
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Zebra :SOLD. Limited Edition Prints available
"Zebra" is a mixed media on a 30 x 30" canvas. color Pencil, Ink and Pastel. There is also a touch of raw wool. what inspired me to create this composition was the natural beauty of the actual Zebra pelt laying out to dry as is went through the stages to be preserved as a rug. the image was so flat, and the undertones behind the stripes were so faint, but I saw another pattern and needed to play with it. And the detail of the eye just struck me, enthralled me to focus of giving the eye special attention. My reward was to finally add the wool to detail the eye.
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"Listen" :SOLD Limited edition prints available
"Listen" is 16 x 20" Color Pencil and Pastel. Color Pencil is considered a painting, as there are many many layers of pigment employed to create this work. I am new to color pencil, but I just love the properties of transparent colors, layering and methods of burnishing. It has many of the properties as my enamels and oils.
My inspiration for "Listen" was actually seeing this wonderful Hair, [which was mounted at Kulis Freeze Dry in Bedford, Ohio] and being able toreally look at it, photograph it and then draw it, each hair, every detail!! Why the title 'Listen"? My dear friend Raine, named it, as we were talking about the importance of kindness, which involves really listening. Be kind and listen. And this Hair has the ears to prove it!! It is as though he is leaning in just to Listen.
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This color pencil study of a fox may be a small 4" x4" [plus a spacious frame], but his eyes will draw you in to his personal space. Fortunately, as he is only a drawing it is safe to get as close as you want! Limited edition fo geclee' prints available upon request.
This is 12"x22" Mixed Media drawing using Color Pencil and pastel. The use of these two media allows for a textual change and add atmopsher and depth. This Elephant resides in Nebraska. My inspiraton was to take an ordinary photo from a visit to the zoo, and make it special by using a gestural haptic technique to show the mass in energy.
"Beat of the Elephant"
The featured image of of Beat of the Elephant is in progress without the addition of pastel. The images of the detail and the completed version illustrate the energy of life in the jungle, swaying to the Beat of the Elephant. This Original is matted and framed in a carved antique gold frame.
This young Ballerina lives in Nebraska. Her expression captured my heart andI hope it will capture yours' as well. The original is matted and framed. I have used a mix of techniques from blending and layering to scribbles. I beleive the scribbles add energy, life and vitality to the personality of my subject!
Kitty in a drawer
How cute is this Kitty caught hiding in a drawer. If it reminds you of a kitty you love then you made need to take this kitty home! You can purchase the original or prints by going to Print and framing options.