Sunday, January 22, 2012

Self Portrait after Da Vinci

This was something I always thought would be fun to try. After watching the HBO series The Borgias, I got more motivated. It is modeled after Da Vinci's painting "Lady with an Ermine."
Graphite 8"x10".
(A couple of years magically disappeared in this portrait).

Friday, January 20, 2012

Godess Protects (for NFAC on eBay)

The theme for this month's Nibblefest Art Contest is "Letters, Signs & Symbols." I wasn't feeling too inventive with this category, so I thought I'd do something for my Wiccan friends. This drawing is posted on eBay here.
Graphite 5"x7".

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


8.5"x11" graphite on Stonehenge paper.
I am happy to offer graphite portraits like this for $60 (8"x10") and $28 (5"x7").

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Whitechapel: The Unfortunates

In Victorian London, "Unfortunates" was a euphemism for prostitutes. While this drawing does represent the five canonical victims of Jack the Ripper, there was no attempt to do actual likenesses. Graphite, 11"x14".

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Whitechapel: Inspector Abberline

Inspector Abberline did not look like Johnny Depp, he was not an alcoholic or an opium addict. By all accounts he was pretty much a straight arrow kind of guy.
Graphite on Stonehenge drawing paper (which is really good for this kind of work). 8"x10".

Monday, January 2, 2012

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Whitechapel Study 2

8"x10" graphite on Mi-Teintes paper. The paper is not ideal but good enough to practice on.