Continuing with my series of soft pencil drawings on gessoed paper, here is the finished drawing. Lately, I have been fascinated with dramatic skies heralding changes in the weather. I was trying for the feel of a sunny winter day when the dark sky in the west tells you a storm is coming, bringing more snow.
soft pencil on gessoed paper - 8" x 12"
Below are three recent drawings exhibited this month in the "Small Works" show at Artistree. The first one is a small drawing sold in the "50 @50" portion of the exhibition....
"Old Barn, North Hero"
soft pencil on gessoed board - 7" x 7"
The tree below is one of many beautiful old ones to be found on River Road.
soft pencil on gessoed board - 8" x 10"
And when we were on Cape Cod this past summer, I found this salt marsh that spoke to me--as they always do!
"Salt Marsh, Dennis"
soft pencil on gessoed board - 9" x 12"
So, that's it for now. I have some framing to do and another large gessoed board waiting for my attention. After the holidays....