Posting an untitled butterfly and flower monochromatic carbon and charcoal drawing today. I’ll post the progress photos as well as the finished result. There really isn’t much to write about but I’ll give some simple background information to the process.
Continue reading Butterfly and flower drawing
Greetings, Dear Followers!
Starting tomorrow June 22, and running until July 31st, 2019, I am offering a 10% discount on all my artwork on display inside the Two Palominos. This includes both prints and originals. All are fully framed. There’s just one catch in order to qualify for the discount…. Continue reading Just A Little “FYI” – update
Just wanted to let any followers/readers of the blog who may live nearby, that I will be showing my more recent and newest drawings inside the Pratt Public Library located at 401 South Jackson Str, Pratt, Kansas.
The Pratt City Art Walk begins at 6 p.m and goes until 8 p.m. Most artist will be within 100 yard walking distance of each other and their booths will be located inside Paradise Restaurant, Pratt Public Library, and the Vernon Filley Art Museum. Hope to see you there!
Since I am currently practicing some figure sketch and am so very fond of Ilya Repin’s work, I decided to try my hand at another mastercopy from images found on Google’s image search for “Repin Academy of Arts drawings”. This was much more challenging… Continue reading Another Repin Academy sketch
Sorry about any delays in posting to the blog but I’ve found I get a much greater amount of feedback and interaction via instagram. So, if you want to see my work a lot more regularly and see “work in progess” videos and photos, you can follow me on Instagram @mark_thimesch. Today’s post is a simple sketch I rendered Sunday afternoon. Continue reading Ilya Repin style sketch
I recently completed a simple sketch yesterday, working on developing contrasts and lighting. The purpose was to render as much of the figure I could with enough detail in just under two hours. I stopped at an hour-and-a-half. Generals charcoal on Strathmore 300 bristol smooth. Continue reading “A Time To Herself” – quick charcoal figure sketch
Posting a quick portrait drawing I did this afternoon. I’m posting the reference photo, the tools I used, and the final result. It’s pretty basic but I’m happy with the end result considering the speed at which it was drawn. I’d like to be able to draw a semi-realistic portrait in about two hours. This one was just a bit over that limit. Continue reading Rick “The Muse” – quick charcoal portraiture
Greetings and Salutations!
This past Fall, I participated in Vernon Filley Art Museum’s first ever “Call To Artists” show, which ran from early October, 2018 until April 13th, 2019. The two pieces I submitted for jury and display are now back home, and they are looking for a permanent home. These are ORIGINALS, not prints. Continue reading TWO ORIGINALS FOR SALE
I’m needing to clear out some of my old inventory on some of my older select prints, so therefore, it’s time for a LIQUIDATION SALE! If you or perhaps someone you know is interested in owning a piece of my art at a greatly reduced price, then be certain to check out this offer and share the link to others! Prices INCLUDE shipping on ALL LISTED PIECES for those who live within the 50 States of the United States of America. This LIQUIDATION SALE is good until midnight Saturday, April 6th, 2019. Thank you for any interest! Continue reading LIQUIDATION SALE – on select prints
Just finished this one last night. Still have a few minor touch-ups to do, after waking up with fresh eyes to see it more clearly. A couple of close-up shots are below the main image. Nitram charcoal on Fabriano Artistico hotpress water-color paper 300 gsm. Have a great day! Continue reading “Sunflower” – charcoal horse drawing