I did this pencil portrait from a photo of Van Gogh that was hanging in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. It’s a bit hard to believe he was ever this healthy in appearance. His self portraits reveal his struggle for mental health and artistic achievement.
Carmen is one of my favorite models. She’s lanky, a ballerina with great stretching poses. As you can see, this had to be quickly done. Sometimes you get the best results when you do not have much time. Giclee print (highest quality available), 12 x 16″, 30 x 40 cm, signed … Read moreCarmen Stretches
Pen and ink drawing using the two hands method. Check with me on the availability of the original. It would be $150. Giclee print (highest quality available), 12 x 16″, 30 x 40 cm, signed 1 of 100 $60 Unlimited edition, 12 x 16″, 30 … Read moreWoman Chatting, pen and ink drawing
Textured hair, washes over skin tones, this expressionistic portrait will pop off your wall!
There is an excellent bakery just around the corner from our place in Valencia. A friendly young woman frequently serves us. So I got the idea of putting her into a scene like Monet’s Bar at the Folies scene. This is what I have done here. I consider this a study for a larger piece. … Read moreAt the Bakery
While we were in Zwolle we went to see Downton Abbey, the movie, at the luxurious new theater. As you may have already noted, the movie added to the story but did not cut any new paths. In fact it is a reinforcement of the absurdities caused by the Englishclass system. Among the lesson of … Read moreFarewell to Downton Abbey
Two portraits of a young girl, done several years apart. Both are in watercolor
I occasionally do commissions. Here is one in watercolor for a family in Florida.
Musician who became popular in the 1960’s. 1940 -1993. From the Wiki: He was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, orchestral and musique concrète works, and produced almost all of the 60-plus … Read morePortrait of Frank Zappa