More Exploring Without Color

More Exploring Without Color

Still having fun experimenting with black and white pastels. I’m looking for the value of my reference material instead of color. This gets me thinking differently in the sketching process. It is fun to learn something new and develop ourselves. Below is the...
Sketchbook: Pen and Ink Owl

Sketchbook: Pen and Ink Owl

In this drawing a sense of energy is captured in the more detailed areas by the expression of the owl through its eyes. On the flip side of detail there is also energy captured in the motion of the wings with only mere strokes of line. Watercolor also enhanced the...
“Wild Thing”

“Wild Thing”

Feels great to have a new work space that offers plenty of natural light. This pastel painting is not where I want it just yet . . . so more work will be done. This little guy and his mom are wild horses in Wyoming and we just happened to be in the right place at the...