Tag Archives: self-reflective work

A Portrait of the Dog

Continuing the self-reflective colored pencil self-portraits from some years ago.  Here is number 6 of 7.  At the time I drew these I was teaching a class called “Sonoran sketchbook” at a university in Arizona, with a herpetologist by the … Continue reading

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The Five-Year-Old

Well, continuing the colored pencil drawings I wanted to show you from a while ago (see posts Jan 31, Feb 3, 10, and March 3)  Here is yet another element of myself I chose to embody in a drawing.  I … Continue reading

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The Caretaker

Yet another one of the colored pencil drawings from a bit ago.  Here is yet another part of my personality I choose to draw in allegorical form.

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Man Underwater

Another one of the colored pencil drawings.  We all have a part of ourselves that in a sense functions as a vehicle for our hearts, feelings, and history. Here, at least in part, is a visual translation of that element … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as “The Head”

And here is yet another one of the self-reflective colored pencil drawings.  Do you have a part of you that runs the show, keeps things in order, and works to negotiate all the ins and outs of life?  This is … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as a 33-Year-Old man.

I’m teaching drawing 2 this semester, and currently have them working in colored pencil.  It is a media I use to do a lot of work in for over ten years.  I like it for its’ immediacy, and its’ watercolor … Continue reading

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