Cougar, Mountain lion, Puma, Florida Panther..... Whatever you want to call the largest of the small cat species, Puma concolor is one of North America's most elusive and enchanting felines to roam the wilderness. This post will focus on the step-by-step process I did while drawing the cougar mount from the Field Museum's exhibit hall. … Continue reading Cougar portrait in pastel
This year's first show was yet again one of my favorite places to visit, the Lewis University's 8th Annual President's Show. I have also taken part in the past three years and have loved every second I step back onto campus. I love going back there when ever I can. It feels like I am … Continue reading Lewis University’s 8th Annual President’s Show
I was nominated to do the #5dayartchallenge by one of my besties, Frank. So, for the next five days I will be posting three pieces of art I have done over the past 20 years here, on Instagram and on my Facebook page. Hope you all enjoy the next five days. #5dayartchallenge Day 2 Now … Continue reading #5dayartchallenge Day 2
I was nominated to do the #5dayartchallenge by one of my besties, Frank. So, for the next five days I will be posting three pieces of art I have done over the past 20 years here, on Instagram and on my Facebook page. Hope you all enjoy the next five days. #5dayartchallenge Day 1 So, … Continue reading #5dayartchallenge Day 1
Lewis University hosted the opening reception for the President’s 7th Annual Art Exhibition in the The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery on Wednesday, February 4th. I, once again, did participate in the alumni part of the show this year. I also was able to get out to the reception this on the 4th, unlike … Continue reading Lewis University’s annual art show
Yes...it's that one day in June where I get to celebrate that one person in my life who has taught me all that I know in life. My dad, my pop, yes, my father. He taught me that everyday is a lesson in life. You have to learn from your mistakes and overcome obstacles life … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
Wow! How this year is going by so fast. Tomorrow will be the opening reception to the second art show I will be in for the year. This second show will be held at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, IL. It also happens to be where I get to teach drawing and painting … Continue reading Mayslake Visual Arts Faculty Show