Monday, September 29, 2008

Plant in Line

Line drawings, anybody???
(Drawing assignment #3: Take a plant, do a line drawing of it.)

Here's a detail of the bottom left:

I think its sized something like: 27" x  39".
This was a series of three drawings, but this piece is my favorite.

Ink on Paper

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Is this still life?

This was an in-class painting we did last week... I wonder if Grandma would have liked it...

Friday, September 26, 2008

A Huff of Old Stuff!

Here's some older stuff, mostly from late 2007 - early 2008:

Michael Q. Schmidt, Woodchopper's Ball, & Commodore, respectively.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

For Mom & Dad

These were done recently... Here you go!

Friday, September 12, 2008


Three for the lovely Flores family's lovely kitchen... 

Drawing I with Bill Schmidt: Assignment #1

Now I am in Maryland, attending MICA. 
Drawing assignment #1: Do a drawing that embodies what drawing means to you. When you draw for the sake of drawing, what do you do? Make this a personal statement that is a reflection of your sensibilities, values, and interests. It can be any size and in any medium.

I decided to squiggle some lines and incorporate ideas of life, an organic feel (ie. the leaves) and a giant bird- since birds make me think about freedom, which is something I look for when i sketch.

I found myself unhappy. After about an hour of sitting and staring I decided to re-read the assignment and the 2nd time around, I decided that I wanted to take it all more literally and personally. I came up with this: