Category Archives: pencil

It’s All an Illusion

Some time ago, while teaching a scratchboard class, I realized that “art is an illusion”. I’m certain that this is something I have always known at a subconscious level, but the actual words came to me during that class. It … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

Nothing really new to report, but I’ve been plugging away on a number of drawings, so I thought I’d post three of them that are in progress. The first two are farther along than last time I posted them on … Continue reading

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Merlin – Cat Portrait

My latest portrait of Merlin is one of many portraits I’ve done for this particular friend and client. Let’s see. . . if I recall correctly, I’ve “portraitized” these critters for her: 2 dogs, 2 cats (not including Merlin), 2 … Continue reading

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