Saturday, July 27, 2013


I guess I don't exactly provide the best working conditions here. Thanks goodness Anita is a trooper!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Ruth, Working Hard

On Tuesday, I was working with Ruth, and we spent most of the time on longer poses. These can be hard - though this might look easy, try doing it for an hour:

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Finally caught up....

Last Friday we worked with Anita, who as usual provided some delightfully difficult warmup poses. I really have to get my litho press working....

Monday, July 22, 2013

Catching up with Anita

With Anita, I have started laying out something more formal, probably along these lines:

Catching up with Ruth

Well, I've been very busy these days (somebody has to go outside and keep track of the sun after all). And Billy is back:
That was taken the day he arrived from Alberta - a long plane ride, followed by a swim and a romp in the mud. As you can see, my Venus de Dartmouth is really stressed.

Meanwhile, I have been active in the studio, both with Ruth and Anita.

Monday, July 1, 2013


On Friday I was working with Anita, a perfect antidote for this wretched weather we are having. What better way is there to deal with this bleak, grey, sodden period than to go into the studio, crank up the lights and heaters and Charles Mingus, and start drawing? Almost like being at the beach....
All of these are charcoal on newsprint for use as a basis of litho prints, or perhaps a more finished work.