WORKS IN PROGRESS


Studio Session: 24”x 18” Composition - Working Title “Serpentine Zephyr - Part 3”

August 16, 2019

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Layer Progress

Work in Progress Video of a 24” x 18” Composition. Coloring the African Sculpture and the Soursop with Milk Thistle on the Offering Table.

Materials Used

Materials used: Prismacolor Premier Beige, Tuscan Red, Sepia, Light Umber, Espresso, Chocolate, Dark Brown and Black. Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll.

*Music: "Dirt" - The Stooge; 'Funhouse', 1970.


Studio Session: 24”x 18” Composition - Working Title “Serpentine Zephyr - Part 2”

June 5, 2019

Layer Progress

Coloring the skin and hair with Prismacolor Premier Espresso, Chocolate, Dark Brown and Black.

Materials Used

Faber-Castell Polychromos, Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll.

*Music: "Late Night Phone Calls" - Shabazz Palaces.


Studio Session: 24”x 18” Composition - Working Title “Serpentine Zephyr - Part 1”

May 13, 2019

Layer Progress

The shawl is being colored in with Indigo Blue, Copenhagen Blue, Periwinkle, True Blue and Indanthrone Blue.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll.

*Music: “Do You Love Me?" - Nick Cave, “Let Love In” (1994).


Studio Session: Drawing an Untitled 44”x 42” Composition - Part 2

April 29, 2019

Layer Progress

The robe is being colored in with Light Cadmium Red, Scarlet Red, Dark Red Deep Red and Alizarin Crimson.

Materials Used

Faber-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll.

*Music: “Shadow of a Doubt" - Sonic Youth, “Evol” (1986).


Studio Session: Drawing a 48”x 36” Composition

January 25, 2019

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Layer Progress

The first layers of color are being laid down as part of the underdrawing.

Materials Used

Faber-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils, Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll. Foray Dual-Powered Electric Pencil Sharpener.

*Music: Stevie Wonder - “Visions” & “Where Were You When I Needed You”



Studio Session: “Vespertine Silhouettes Within - Part 3”

October 26, 2018

Layer Progress

The shawl and necklace are being colored in with Black, Burnt Ochre, 50% Warm Grey, 90% Warm Grey, Orange, 30% French Grey and Chocolate.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Acid-Free Paper 130 GSM.

*Music: "Body Memory" - Björk, “Utopia” (2017).

 

Studio Session: “Vespertine Silhouettes Within - Part 2”

October 23, 2018

Layer Progress

Adding color on top of the base layers with Prismacolor Chocolate.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Acid-Free Paper 130 GSM.

*Music: "Take Off Your Cool (featuring Norah Jones)" - Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” (2003).

 

Studio Session: “Vespertine Silhouettes Within - Part 1”

September 28, 2018

Layer Progress

The hair is being colored in with Sepia, Sandbar Brown, Espresso, Chocolate and Dark Brown.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Acid-Free Paper 130 GSM.

*Music: "Inamorata" - Miles Davis, ‘Live-Evil’ (1971).

 

Studio Session: Drawing an Untitled 44”x 42” Composition

July 9, 2018

Layer Progress

The necklace is being colored in with Bronze, Beige, Burnt Ochre, Eggshell, Goldenrod, Jasmine and Spanish Orange.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper Roll.

*Music: Queens of the Stone Age, “Songs for the Deaf" (2002).

 

Studio Session: “She Hides in Sleep (Where Darkness Rests Its Head)”

May 27, 2018

Layer Progress

The lips are being colored in with Beige, Henna, Nectar, Mahogany Red, Espresso, Chocolate and Sienna Brown.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore Acid-Free Heavyweight Paper Roll 163 GSM.

*Music: "Dreams" - Alfa Mist, ‘Nocturne’ (2015).

 

Studio Session: “…And Yet Those Dark Eyes Flicker With Doubt”

May 21, 2018

Layer Progress

The final layers of the skin are being colored in with Dark Brown, Burnt Ochre, Espresso, Chocolate and Sienna Brown.

Materials Used

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Strathmore Acid-Free Heavyweight Paper Roll 163 GSM.

*Music: "Mr. White" - Khruangbin, ‘The Universe Smiles Upon You’ (2015).