Monday, October 30, 2006

Red Earring

Tuesday, October 31, 2006
Couldn't resist doing this one!!

"Red Earring"
8 1/2" x 12"
Original Pastel

Yellow Rooster

Monday, October 30, 2006

"Yellow Rooster"
3" x 4.5"
Pastel

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Paige

Sunday, October 29, 2006
This was from our portrait session today in Loveland, Co.


"Paige"
11" x 14"
Oil

Saturday, October 28, 2006

New Drawings

Saturday, October 28, 2006
Drawings from this mornings Quick Pose session. The drawings are done on a 20 lb white paper with Cretacolor. All drawings are $9.99 plus $3.50 for S&H. Contact me for details!

#!
SOLD
#2

#3

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net

Friday, October 27, 2006

The Soldier

Friday, October 27, 2006
I couldn't work on the oils today ...everything was still wet...so, Decided on a pastel portrait!


"The Soldier"
7" x 10"
Original Pastel

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Missed my Flight

Thursday, October 26, 2006
With the recent snow storm, I thought this little guy might be happier further south...I know I would be!

"Missed My Flight"
8" x 8"
Pastel

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Clay Figure

Wednesday, October 25, 2006
I started collecting these small clay figures years ago...and thought someday they would be fun to paint. Well, someday was today!!!


"Clay Figure"
5" x 7"
Oil on Gessoed Gator Board

Close up

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net


Tuesday, October 24, 2006

"Johnny" Portrait Study

Tuesday, October 23, 2006
ACEO oil portrait study.

"Johnny"
2.5" x 3.5"
oil

Monday, October 23, 2006

Quick Pose # B

Monday, October 23, 2006

"Quick Pose # B"
9" x 14" Image Size
Cretacolor

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Quick Pose #A

Sunday, October 22, 2006
More of the quick poses from our Saturday session! The quick draws are an excellent way to improve not only your drawing ability but your editing skills...not to mentioned it's just a lot of fun!!

"Quick Pose #A"
Image size 8" x 12"
Cretacolor

Thursday, October 19, 2006

The Fireduck

Thursday, October 19, 2006
I found this at Target the other day and since my oldest boy is a fireman I thought it would be a fun one to do!

"The Fireduck"
5" x 7"
Oil

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Blue Tit

Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Finally getting back to my daily schedule...the oils are a real challenge but a lot of fun. I now have the day structured so that I can do some oils and drawings in the morning and the pastels in the afternoon.


"Blue Tit"
8" x 10"
Pastel

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Three Minute Quick Pose

Tuesday, October 17, 2006


"Three Minute Quick Pose"
Cretacolor
11" x 17"

Monday, October 16, 2006

The Barn

Monday, October 17, 2006


"The Barn"
Oil
5" x 7"

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Quick Poses

Sunday, October 15, 2006
Here are a few of my favorite drawings from our model session on Saturday. The quick pose is done working from live models and the poses range from one to four minutes. The pose of this drawing was three minutes !
SOLD
For this drawing only...if your interested in purchasing the others please contact me!

" Quick Pose"

7.5" x 16"

Cretacolor


Beemanmj@Bresnan.net

Friday, October 13, 2006

Lilacs

Friday, October 13, 2006

"Lilacs"
5" x 7"
Oil

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Wyoming Fun

Thursday, October 12, 2006
A fun afternoon in Wyoming...bet you wish you were here!

"Wyoming Fun"
Oil on Gator Board
5" x 7"

"Wyoming Fun"

Close up

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

"Down the Middle"

Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Strawberry season is about over...time to start sharing!

"Down the Middle"
5" x 7"
Oil on gessoed gator board

Monday, October 09, 2006

Thingamajig

Monday, October 9, 2006
This is one of those things you stick in the flower pots and the little arms whirl around in the wind...in Wyoming they almost take off!


"Thingamajig"
5" x 7"
Oil

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Quick Pose Studies

Sunday, October 9, 2006
Enjoy doing the quick pose studies when I have the opportunity. The quick poses are timed poses from one to three minutes. Below are two of the three minute studies!


"Quick Pose# 1"
Cretacolor
Three minutes

"Quick Pose #2"

Cretacolor

Three Minutes

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net


Saturday, October 07, 2006

Garden Pot

Saturday, October 7, 2005
I love to paint this old pot that Barb plants flowers in every spring.

"Garden Pot"
2.5" x 3.5"
Oil

Friday, October 06, 2006

Morning Catch

Friday, October 6, 2006
Fishing in Wyoming is always great!

Sold to a collector in France
"Morning Catch"
2.5" x 3.5"
Oil

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Cabinets are up and the dishwasher is working!

Thursday October 5th, 2006
Spent the day with the carpenter on getting our kitchen finally completed after close to seven months of eating on paper plates and drinking out of plastic cups!! All that is left is the back splash around the sink....and some new lights.
Hopefully, I will be back on schedule tomorrow.
Thanks for looking!
Mike

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Blue Shades

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
Here's the buddy to Snorkel Duck...Blue Shades!



"Blue Shades"
5" x 7"
Oil

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Snorkel Duck

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006
Couldn't resist...presently working on his buddy! I should be back on schedule to do some pastels this next week.

SOLD
"Snorkel Duck"
5" x 7"
Oil

Monday, October 02, 2006

Fishing the Snake

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
Fishing on the Snake near the Tetons is a beautiful as it gets!

SOLD
"Fishing the Snake"
2.5" x 3.5"
Oil

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Hard Times

Sunday, October 1st, 2006
I tried some of the applications I use for pastels with this portrait...like the process much better!

"Hard Times"
5" x 7"
Oil