As I posted previously, I participated in the October 2019 Drawlloween challenge. There were daily prompts, but I chose to pick one prompt per week. I posted teaser images on my Instagram and Facebook, but I chose to release the finalized pieces in an online gallery here. The prompts I chose were “cryptid,” “pumpkin man”Continue reading “Drawlloween 2019 Gallery”
As I’m sure I’ve mentioned in recent posts, I joined the SKTCHY app, and I’m digging it. It’s a great way to connect with other visual artists. I joined their Secret Santa art exchange this year. I just finished my piece, and I’m dropping it in the mail today. I really like how it turnedContinue reading “Secret Santa Art Exchange!”
As I briefly mentioned in the last post, I started a Twitch channel. I added my first live drawing on Twitch. Below is the finished piece, “Flower Boy.” CLICK HERE to visit my Twitch channel. I plan to develop my channel to include painting tutorials, giveaways, and live auctions. If you have a TwitchContinue reading “Live Drawing on Twitch!”
It’s Friday the 13th! Hail, hail all things spooky! Now on to a few recent drawings from my sketchbook. Click below to check them out. I have some exhibition news coming soon. Keep your eyes peeled on this site and my Facebook.
Pastel Portrait Class Today I taught a pastel portrait class for beginners at Tulpehocken Exchange. It was the perfect activity for a rainy Saturday afternoon. It was an intimate group with creative folks including musicians and a sculptor. I taught them some basics using dry pastel and offered tips on facial proportions, color, the blendingContinue reading “Pastel Portrait Class, New Show in Newark, and Chinchilla Love”
I haven’t had much time to create something just for myself. Between creating images for library programs and art classes I’ve been teaching, I haven’t had much time to myself. I finally was able to create this small mixed media piece, The Elizabethan Librarian.
The next class I’ll be teaching at Tulpehocken Exchange is Pastel Portraits for Beginners. I’ll be teaching participants the basics of using chalk pastels and the basics of drawing one of the hardest subjects- humans. We’ll be learning proportion of the face, blending and application methods with pastels, using light and dark, and more! BelowContinue reading “Next Class- Pastel Portraits for Beginners”
I recently announced that I was partnering with Handmade Philly at a new physical arts space in Germantown, Philadephia to teach art classes. Today I had a chance to visit the space for the first time. Tuplehocken Exchange is a new space that houses a dance studios, art studios, and the new space for Handmade Philly.Continue reading “New Arts Space in Germantown, Philadelphia!”
Whatsoever I’ve feared has Come to life Whatsoever I’ve fought off Became my life Just when everyday Seemed to greet Me with a smile Sunspots have faded And now I’m doing time Cause I fell on Black days
New sketch! She’s titled “Modern Art Girl.” She’s inspired by new wave fashion. And on to the news. I’m working on a top sekret project in conjunction with Ole Tapas restaurant that will be shown at benefit events for Paws for People and Children’s Miracle Network. And that’s not all! This winter I’ll also beContinue reading “New Sketch + News!!”