Portrait of a man charcoal drawing


'Been awhile since my last blog post so it was time to get back to work and do some drawings, today's effort is a portrait in a diagonal composition, breaking the norm of evenly posed portraits.

6x9 inches charcoal and white chalk on Canson toned paper
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Portrait of a man in coat


Drawn on a off-white slightly yellowish paper, its got a nice tone to it.
5x7 inches charcoal on toned Canson paper
sold

Female nude reclining on a table


Not just the body but the ambiance of the room being the subject, we're in-divisive from the space we inhabit, how do we inhabit it and influence it is a different question.
The Paper space is widened here for compositional purposes.

7x11 inches charcoal and white chalk on Canson toned paper
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"Looking up" 5x7 nude figure charcoal sketch


Big shapes on a small piece of paper, as John Singer Sargent would say: you can spend a whole day working on the block-in, its a great way of getting the general outlook of the major shapes and not get sucked into the small details, they are too seductive to most artists.
This small drawing will be listed on a ten day auction, as linked bellow.

7x5 inches charcoal and white chalk on Canson toned paper
sold

Seated female nude back pastel on paper


Seated nude, head looking down, body facing with the back.

6x9' pastel and panpastel on toned Canson paper
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Turning female nude drawing from life


Partial side view, the body turning away, drawn from life, about 30 or 40min.

8x11' charcoal on Canson paper
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Portrait of a young man miniature sketch


Another tiny sketch for Friday, a block-in of the overall facial planes, back-lit.
 Enjoy your weekend!

3x4 inches charcoal on toned Canson paper
sold

"Melanie" standing female nude sketch


Tonight's sketch, closer values, softer edges, classic standing pose.

6x8' charcoal and white chalk on Canson toned paper
sold

Female nude leaning on the floor


Here's a re-post of a recent drawing, it's gonna be available on a 10 day auction as of now.

6x8" charcoal on toned paper
sold

"Santa Monica Blvd" Nocturne charcoal cityscape drawing


Very different approach applied in this drawing, focusing or more like 'un-focusing' on the particular but on the overall abstraction and unity of things.

6x6' charcoal, brush and water on Strathmore paper
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