Ruth Bader Ginsberg

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George Floyd, BLM poster

a large 30 x 40 inch, charcoal drawing of George Floyd, 2020, used as Black Lives Matter poster and banners

feet studies

Feet, feet and more feet.  Drawing this lower extremity is fun.  Feet can be very expressive.  We are used to hand gestures in paintings but feet can be story tellers too. I am working on a new dance painting where both, feet and hands, are very important.  When you are eager to start a new […]

Two Dancers

A study for a painting of 2 dancers – pencil and conte on toned paper.

Bath Mural Studies

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dreams of flying

Sometimes just playing with dark lines on white paper is the best.  It feels like magic when you take a blank page and with a few spare lines you tell a full story.  …and for now back to the brushes, with color and texture and shadow and ….seeya

Mother and Daughter

I did this drawing back in 1993 when Jen was breastfeeding our daughter Kate.   The drawing was intended as a study for a painting but I felt this drawing said it completely and needed no more.