modeled for a costumed figure drawing session yesterday wearing equipment from
his boxing days. It was clear he still isn’t sure those days are over. There
were poses requested to get a better view of his face he objected to. His
trainer/coach would have a fit, he said, leaving him so open to an easy blow to
and 2nd: 9”x 12” fountain pen, oil sanguine and chalk on toned paper
and 4th: 17”x 14” ballpoint pen on mixed use paper.
did a portrait of him earlier this month playing a completely different
character. Yesterday, he was looking seriously important and military. The two
drawings of “GE” above are from the same pose yesterday. I finished his
portrait with about twenty minutes to go. So I sketched another, showing more
9”x 12” fountain pen and chalk on toned paper
have a memory of seeing history in these island formations. It was like a
record of where the survivors fell and a chronicle of those who continued,
formed into rock. These islands formed by the fallen as their last breath leaked
out. Giants were next to the hardly visible at all. Some were so much smaller,
some so much larger than I. Some appeared to be in agony. Others surely ended
in the arms of another, obviously in love.
The sketches, paintings and sometimes the writing I post on this site express what needs to be known about me. I attempt to record on a daily basis what I observe, what I imagine, and sometimes what I dream about.
I hope you enjoy my art, and the dialogue.
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