Saturday, December 30, 2006

Quick Pose Back Study

Saturday, December 30, 2006
Working on some new approaches with toned papers.


"Back Study Quick Pose"
6" x 8"
Cretacolor Charcoal, Sepia and White Pastel

Friday, December 29, 2006

Reclining Quick Pose

Friday, december 29, 2006

"Reclining Quick Pose"
7" x 10"
Dark Sepia Cretacolor

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Russ...The Artist

Thursday, December 28, 2006
This is a portrait of my friend...Russ. He has made a living as an artist since 1966. His watercolors and oils are very popular and in demand. Russ also has taught painting for many years! His work can be viewed at:



"'Russ...The Artist"
8" x 10"
Pastel

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Quick Pose Ink Study

Wednesday, December 27, 2006
"Quick Pose Ink Study"
7 1/2" x 11"
Blue Ink

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Quick Pose Charcoal Study

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

"Quick pose Charcoal Study"
9 1/2" x 12"
Charcoal Cretacolor

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Merry Christmas

Sunday, December 24, 2006
Wishing everybody a joyous Christmas and Happy New Year!!


"The Trapper"
Pastel
11" x 14"
Prints available

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Charcoal Quick Pose

Thursday, December 21, 2006
Sold to a collector in Raleigh, NC
" Quick Pose"
Charcoal Cretacolor
7" x 15"

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Quick Pose Color Study

Wednesday, December 20, 2006


Sold to a collector in Cheyenne, Wy.
"Quick Pose Color Study"
9" x 12"
Pastel

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Quick Pose

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Sold to a collector in in Chicago, Il
"Quick Pose"
Charcoal Cretacolor
7" x 12"

Monday, December 18, 2006

Quick Pose

Monday, December 18, 2006
Three minute quick pose from the Loveland session...!


Sold to a collector in New Orleans, La.
"Quick Pose"
Session December 16
8 1/2" x 10"
All sketches are for sale please contact me at the following e-mail address for details:

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Quick Pose

Thursday, December 15, 2006
Back to the drawings!


" Quick Pose Three Minutes"
9" x 13"
Sepia Cretacolor

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Rocking Horse Ornament

Tuesday, December 13, 2006
Another favorite ornament!
"Rocking Horse Ornament"
7" x 7 1/2"
Pastel

Monday, December 11, 2006

Shiny Brite Christmas Ornaments

Monday, December 11, 2006
One of the ornaments from a set that was made by K & W Glass Works in North Bergen, N.J. We purchased the box of "Shiny Brite" ornaments at an estate sale in Colorado. This was the smallest and most delicate in the set.

"Shiny Brite"
5" x 7"
Pastel

Saturday, December 09, 2006

Mug of Pipeline

Saturday, December 9, 2006
Had lunch in Longmont, Colorado a few weeks ago at the Rumba Island Cafe...Loved the Pipeline beer they served!!

"Mug of Pipeline"
8" x 10"
Pastel

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Taking a Dip!

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

"Taking a Dip!
7" x 9"
Pastel

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Self Portrait

Tuesday, December 6, 2006
Not sure why I ventured down this road, but it's a heck of a project....probably will give this to my sister-in-law for Christmas!

"Self Portrait"
11" x 14"
Pastel

Monday, December 04, 2006

Coming Out of its Shell

Monday, December 4, 2006
Egg study for the Daily Painters group...I also included one I had done a year ago!

The new one!

"Coming Out of its Shell"
7" x 9"
Pastel

The old one!

"Sunny Side Up"

6" x 6"

Pastel

Sold to a collector in New Orleans, Louisiana

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net

Friday, December 01, 2006

Sophie

Friday, December 1, 2006
This is one of those portraits that I'll probably continue to tweak over the next few weeks!


"Sophie"

Pastel

11" x 14"

Beemanmj@Bresnan.net