Monthly Archives:: February 2009


Silverpoint Drawing 3.5×4.5″ blue-gray prepared paper You never know where inspiration will come from! To the buyer: A mat will accompany this drawing, and a silverpoint description card will be attached.

“George Washington”

Silverpoint Drawing 10×8″ green-gray prepared paper This is the complete portrait of George Washington; see “George’s Eye” detail of previous post. I prepared the paper with a green-gray tone and heightened the drawing in white. The drawing is made with a silver wire; with time the lines will tarnish to a metallic sepia tone. To… Read more »

“George’s Eye”

Silverpoint Drawing, detail green-gray prepared paper This detail of an 10″ x 8″ portrait of George Washington shows the layering of fine lines used to create tones. Silverpoint is a drawing made with a silver stylus on a specially coated surface. With time the silver lines tarnish to a metallic sepia tone. (I’ll show the… Read more »


Acrylic Painting 3×5″ panel Here’s another version of the previous post “Out” – this was done a few years back. This painting is no longer available. But, as you may know from viewing my posts on The Art Fly this painting is a small part of a larger series called Meditations. By the way, that… Read more »


Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-blue prepared paper Before the graphite pencil there was silverpoint: a silver stylus is used to draw on a specially coated surface. This drawing medium was used extensively during the Renaissance era, though some of the earliest drawings date to the 12th century. With time the silver lines tarnish to a metallic… Read more »

“Balance, No. 2”

Oil Painting 2.75×6.75″ bevel-edge panel “Balance, No. 2″ is part of a series of still life work that I’ve been expanding since the late 1990s. To see more in this Meditations series, please visit my website. This is painted on a 1/2” thick panel with finished beveled edges – no frame needed. It can be… Read more »