Thursday, April 27, 2006

Madison

April27th, 2006

"Madison"
9" x 12"
Pastel

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Mike

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006
This was a model at the Lincoln Gallery in Loveland, Colorado! I still have a few touch up's to do over the next week.

"Mike"
Pastel
11" x 14"

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

The Gambler

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006
This is a revised sketch I had done a few months ago...

"The Gambler"
5" x 7"
Charcoal, Conte and NuPastel

Monday, April 24, 2006

Mountain Road

Monday, April 24th, 2006
This small painting was used as the reference for the quick draw in the Wyoming Cares Rocky Mountain Art Show and Sale this past weekend.

"Mountain Road"
Pastel
4 1/4" x 6 1/4"

Friday, April 21, 2006

Ron

Friday, April 21st, 2006

"Ron"

Pastel

9" x 12"

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Wyoming Blue

Thursday, April 20th, 2006
One of the many dancers at the local Pow Wow's!
"Wyoming Blue"
4" x 6"
Pastel
Starting bid $100 plus S&H

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

The Cook

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

"The Cook"
8" x 10"
Pastel

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

The Artist

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006
A few months ago I did the original sketch for this painting and it was auctioned off on E-Bay. This rendering will be auctioned off at the Wyoming Cares Rocky Mountain Art Show and Sale this weekend. Wyoming Cares provides temporary assistance to Wyoming residents who are faced with extraordinary needs with limited resources and often fall through the cracks of available assistance.

"The Artist"
Image size 12" x 16"
Pastel
Wyoming Cares Grand Award

Friday, April 14, 2006

Basic Pastel Workshop

Friday, April 14th, 2006

A two-day workshop in beginning soft pastel is being offered at Deselms Art Gallery on Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23.
Methods and materials will be covered in this introductory course. Paper and different soft pastel brands will be explained, as well as framing methods and the use of fixative.

Students will learn about tone values, lost and found edges, and how to squint to see how to draw with simple forms of light and shadow.Students will experiment with the three following approaches in developing a painting: linear, puzzle and shape using pastel as a medium. Mike will share lots of helpful tips and different techniques to get a variety of effects.This class will be open to all levels as the instructor will work with each individual. Students should bring studies, photographs, or other source materials to be developed into a finished painting.

Both representational and abstract work will be encouraged.

Mike Beeman is a signature member of both the Pastel Society of America and the Pastel Society of Colorado. He also belongs to the Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies.
He was a 2004 finalist in the Top 100 annual competition in the Pastel Journal Magazine.
Lunches and munchies provided...$200

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Red Cardinal

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006


"Red Cardinal"
Pastel
5" x 7"
SOLD

Saturday, April 08, 2006

Blue Bottle

Saturday, April 8th, 2006
Another painting of the Blue Bottle I used in "Copper kettle"

"Blue Bottle"
4 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Pastel
SOLD

Friday, April 07, 2006

Herring Bone

Friday, April 7th, 2006


"Herring Bone"
5" x 7"
Pastel
SOLD

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Copper Kettle

Thursday, April 6th, 2006
Happy Bithday to my son, Brent!
This was an older painting I just revised...painted on Canson paper with Nupastels and Rembrandts!

"Copper kettle"
Pastel
8 1/2" x 9 3/4"

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Morning Cup

Tuesday, April 5th, 2005
More of the breakfast series!!


"Morning Cup"
4" x 5"
Pastel
$75 plus S&H

Monday, April 03, 2006

Waffle

Monday, April 3rd, 2006
More of the breakfast series!! painted on LaCarte Paper with NuPastels, Rembrandts, and great Americans!

"Waffle"
4 3/4" x 6"
Pastel