03-31-2018

03-31-2018

This was begun and put away some time in 2014 while I was in the middle of a series of large black and white drawings. It begun with sanguine chalk as an alternative to black and continued in a basic three color mode, sanguine, blue, and black with highlights of pale pink. Never quite sure …

Dead Bird

This was first done in 2014 around the same time as the larger birds, #4. I reworked it in 2016, cleaning it up to a certain extent and darkening the blacks. This is, like the large birds a work of imagination, although based on a relatively common site. We found this cuckoo on our front …

Look Up, Look Down #2

Much of what I started doing about this time (2013-14) started focusing more on imagined detail. I say imagined since I mostly don't work from photographs or directly from life. The drawings in this series involve the often overlooked, seemingly insignificant detail. These are things that in a well manicured environment would be eliminated. Since …