March paintings

March has me doing many sketches and series. I am also using more pastel and Spring like colors. My goal, is generate more story like themes in the coming of months. 

Tea for two
Tea for two

Wind in the willow's playing' tea for two. A sketch, painitng from a poem, Scarlet begonias. I always envision this whenever I read or hear the poem. 18"x24" Acrylic/Ink Heavyweight paper SOLD

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Limerence
Limerence

A classic pose of two females. I wanted to create an unfinished feeling as so the viewer can fill in the details. 18"x24" Acrylic/Charcoal heavyweight paper SOLD

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Pluviophile
Pluviophile

With Spring in the air, one of many more images I will be creating for the love of Umbrellas and Spring color. 18"x24" Acrylic/charcoal 18"x24" Heavyweight paper

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Balter
Balter

Not always in my element but not as scary as I thought it'd be. Creating this image of a dancer tying her ballet shoes. I wanted to play on color placing and making each image stand on it's own, while telling the story. 18"x24" Acrylic/charcoal Heavyweight paper SOLD

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Yesenia
Yesenia

One of several sketches of a model, Yesenia. I often do several styles in ink or charcoal prior to a painting. 12"x18" Ink Newspaper print

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Oenomel
Oenomel

Yesenia continues.. One of two paintings in this style format. 18"x24" Acrylic/charcoal Heavyweight paper

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Yesenia
Yesenia

Yesenia continues.. two of one of the paintings in this style format. 18"x24" Acrylic/charcoal Heavyweight paper

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Catawampus
Catawampus

My intentions were not in focus here. I drew a semi-contour outline followed by just a primitive fashion that went a little awry. 18"x24" Acrylic/Ink Heavyweight paper

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Cogitation (Sara,#2)
Cogitation (Sara,#2)

One of my muses, Sara. Taken from a personal photo I re-created a scene in my own fashion, while capturing her features. This is second attempt from a downward angle. 18"x24" Acrylic/Charcoal Heavyweight paper

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Sara #1
Sara #1

In a series of drawings/paintings, this is the first attempt in creating a style of Sara. 18"x24" Acrylic/Ink Heavyweight paper $200.00

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Sara #3
Sara #3

In a series of drawings/paintings, this is the third attempt in creating a style of Sara. I borrowed the same idea of a drawing and reversing her portrait angle. 18"x24" Acrylic/charcoal Heavyweight paper $200.00

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Sara (sketch #1)
Sara (sketch #1)

In a series of drawings/paintings, this is the 1st attempt in creating a style of Sara. 12"x18" Charcoal Newspaper print

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Sara (Sketch #2)
Sara (Sketch #2)

In a series of drawings/paintings, this is the second attempt in creating a style of Sara. I reversed the image and eliminated the pupils to give a sculpture look. 12"x18" Charcoal Newspaper print

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Yoisho- (Yesenia)
Yoisho- (Yesenia)

Acrylic/Ink 4ftx5ft loose canvas One of my paintings that I have done from recollective memory. I had coffee with a friend, Yesenia, and looking back I wanted to recreate the scenery I had encountered.

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Woman and tea
Woman and tea

Inspired by a Japanese Artist Fujita Tsugoharu In the Cafe (1949) Charcoal Newsprint 12x18 $50.00

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Lady with a Fan
Lady with a Fan

Acrylic/Charcoal 9"x13" paper SOLD

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Room with a fireplace
Room with a fireplace

Watercolor/Ink 9"x13" paper $70.00

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Original Sketch for Sobremesa
Original Sketch for Sobremesa

This was the original sketch for the larger painting of Sombremesa. I sketched what I had on hand during the evening amongst the lovely ladies.

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Sobremesa
Sobremesa

This was sketched on a paper plate, one evening among six female companions. I later added the original sketch to several style of works. The woman wearing a hat, is featured among many times throughout my illustrations and paintings.

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Sororal
Sororal

Taken from the original sketch, I zoomed in on the two ladies who are in fact real sisters. Acrylic/charcoal Heavyweight paper $75.00

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Quaintrelle #7
Quaintrelle #7

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #7 Ink white paper stock 18x12" $85.00

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Quaintrelle #3
Quaintrelle #3

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #3 Charcoal Newspaper print 18x12" $85.00

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Quaintrelle 1st (charcoal series)
Quaintrelle 1st (charcoal series)

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #1 Charcoal Newspaper print 18x12"

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Quaintrelle series #1
Quaintrelle series #1

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #1 Charcoal/Acrylic Newspaper print 18x12" $85.00

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Quaintrelle series #2
Quaintrelle series #2

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #2 Charcoal/acrylic Newspaper print 18x12" $85.00

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Quaintrelle
Quaintrelle

There was a quite a few sketches from this series. It was originated from the first sketch of Sobremesa. The lady in the hat was such a favor among the group, that I sketched it as often to get a good enough style. I have changed it up several times throughout. Quaintrelle, series #3 InkCharcoal/Acrylic heavyweight Paper 18x24" $200.00

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Pentimento
Pentimento

I began Illustrating by making quick gestures and then painting over it and re-illustrating over the lines I find confident with. This creates a semi movement while holding the true value and shape. Pentimento: Acrylic/Ink 18x12" Newspaper print $85.00

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Morning Tea #2
Morning Tea #2

I did a watercolor sketch awhile back, that shared a similar feeling as this drawing. I recreated the original watercolor image by using charcoal. Morning Tea: Charcoal Newspaper print 18x24" $85.00

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Morning Tea #3
Morning Tea #3

I did a watercolor sketch awhile back, that shared a similar feeling as this drawing/painting. I recreated the original watercolor image by using charcoal, acrylic. Morning Tea: Charcoal/Acrylic Newspaper print 18x24" $85.00

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Morning Tea #4
Morning Tea #4

I did a watercolor sketch awhile back, that shared a similar feeling as this drawing/painting. I recreated the original watercolor image by using charcoal and Acrylic. Morning Tea: Charcoal/Acrylic Heavyweight paper 18x24" $150.00

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Morning Tea #5
Morning Tea #5

I did a watercolor sketch awhile back, that shared a similar feeling as this drawing. I recreated the original watercolor image by using Ink instead of charcoal. Morning Tea: Ink/Acrylic Newspaper print 18x24" $85.00

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Fireplace Mantle
Fireplace Mantle

A view of someone's home interior. I sketched a few images of this view. Charcoal/Ink heavyweight paper 11x14 SOLD

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Still life flowers #1
Still life flowers #1

A bouquet of flowers on my desk area. I never do still life and finally gave it a go. Still life flowers #1 Ink/Acrylic Newspaper print 9x12 $75.00

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Still Life Flowers #2
Still Life Flowers #2

Another bouquet of flowers on my desk area. Rather small in quantity, I gave it a shot using watercolor markers, without adding the water effect. Still Life flowers #2 heavyweight paper watercolor 9x13" $75.00

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