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What Next

So I have been dabbling in drawing from a model, and also in pictorial needle arts, which got me thinking about something I made quite a while ago. When I was in graduate school (in the 80’s) I was painting … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Daffodil & Cherry

Both of these are needle-felted with some stitching added.I did some running stitches with yarn to create some sharper edges. The stem is chain stitch. I think I am playing with illusion and breaking illusion.

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Needle Felted Pear & Strawberry

I have been experimenting with making still lives with needle felting techniques. This is just about life size, and is needle-feltedĀ  dyed wool on a sheet of wet-felted wool. This strawberry is slightly larger than life, and is needle-felted wool … Continue reading

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Color! And a Male Model

I bought this huge box of pastels back in the mid seventies. I had just spent three summers doing portrait sketches with pastels on the boardwalk in New Jersey. So for some reason, I decided to buy myself a big … Continue reading

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Charcoal and Chalk Drawing of Model

I usually ignore most of the stuff around the model, but today I decided to include Molly’s rain boots in the lower left of the picture.

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Drawing from a Model

So yesterday I went to a life drawing session at my local art center. It was so much fun to draw again, and not just of plumbing fixtures to take to the hardware store to identify my plumbing problem to … Continue reading

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