Saturday, June 13, 2015

Just In Time--Whoops!

My home has been invaded with distractions at a time I welcome them. I wasn't hot to paint or draw since the cold from hell, now I have four good reasons to procrastinate longer as I shoot more up to date photos.


Erin and her dad, my youngest son Jon, graphite, 6" x 8"
 
WHOOPS! My daughter in-love tells me this is not her, it's my granddaughter Erin with her dad.  Obviously she bears a strong resemblance to her mom!  Obviously I do not get to see my kids and grandkids often enough and shouldn't just assume who it is when I snatch a photo reference from their FB pages.    So:

Kelly, Erin's Mom, graphite 9" x 12"
 
 
 
 
 
Granddaughter Erin. graphite, 6" x 8"


 

Dripping Wet, grandson JD, graphite, 6" x 8"






 






 
 
 
 
 

 






4 comments:

  1. You have been busy. Gorgeous drawings, interesting compos, your family of strong expressive characters, bit like you! Love Erin and her dad, such confidence!

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  2. These aren't new. All of them were done during my thirty minute sessions over the winter months and posted. I thought Esther Ritz's work had gotten enough exposure. The kids, parents in their late forties, grandkids in their early teens, checked in for a week early Saturday morning. Our house went from the disquieting quiet of two to the disquieting uproar of a full house. It was great! So stimulating, I was moved to sketch.

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  3. Your portrait drawings are fantastic! You capture the emotion of the moment so very well!! Love that drawing of Erin and her dad, too
    Kathryn

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    1. Thanks Kathrine. I am most comfortable with a pencil or stick of graphite or charcoal in my hand. Brush in hand, I become someone else. Painting is one thing; drawing is another. I have never been successful in uniting the two mediums into one cohesive style.

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