My son wanted me to paint his two dogs on the sofa with a laundry basket. I decided to have some fun.
Simple pencil sketch.
This is a pastel on sanded paper. It is of a sitting spot along the Siuslaw River in Old Town, Florence, OR. The brightly painted seal is unique to Florence and there are several around town. This one is my favorite. BTW, the man reading is my son. Florence is our new hometown.
11×14 pastel on black sanded paper. This is a variation on a theme of my grandfather, TJ Steves very old pastel painting. I have loved his painting ever since I can remember. His is much better but I had fun painting my version.
I very seldom do portraits, which is likely obvious. But I could not resist a photo I saw of my favorite musician. Pencil on 3×5 paper in a small bound sketchbook.
A cool old gas station in Truckee, CA. Sometimes a simple pencil sketch says it all.
I did this for my youngest grandson. Now he is an aspiring artist. 8×10 pencil sketch on drawing paper
9×12 pastel on sanded paper. This where I sail.
A small pencil sketch I did during the concert of a string quartet.
A creek by my house that only runs during winter. 9×12 pastel on sanded paper.