Monday, November 16, 2009


Wow its embarrassing how long its been since I updated my blog! Well I have been a tad busy, but I know ,no excuses. This is one of my recent portraits which I am drawing in pen and white charcoal. I wanted to try a few new mediums before my show in May. I REALLY enjoy working with the pen and white charcoal considering how much I love works with deep contrast.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Lillice Long's 80th Birthday Gift

Tim's Grandmother, Lillice , turned 80 this past weekend. It was my pleasure to draw a portrait of Lillice and her late husband , Ted, for her birthday gift! This was a complete surprise to her so I worked from some old photos that were pretty soft and difficult to work from. However it was a perfect opportunity to grow in my skills as a portrait artist. Im hoping to "borrow" the portrait back for my show in  May of 2010.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Hunter- Portraits

 I had the pleasure of drawing all four children for Mrs. Hunter for her Mothers Day gift. I worked in  a very concentrated amount of time ,three week's for all four portraits. It was interesting to notice the similarities in each one of their faces to each other. This is my most recent portrait job. I'm looking forward to drawing a portrait of all four children together soon.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

This piece is in a series of 9 prints that I created for my sisters, and sister-in-laws for Christmas. Its my own visual interpretation of the Proverbs 31 women. In creating it I was hoping to exhort them and myself to live a life worthy of the example she ( THE Proverbs 31 Women) set.