Portrait Commission: The Lady Eisel

Posted on Jul 14, 2013 in art | 5 Comments

After patiently waiting for me to draw her profile picture as a part of my Summer Facebook Project, Mrs. Eisel requested a custom portrait from me. Here it is! I took images of the graphite, inking and watercolor stages. I hope you like it, Mrs. Eisel! If any of you are interested in requesting drawings […]

Part X of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 in art, online | 3 Comments

I’ve broken the 300 mark (about 1/3 done on this project!). I got up early before work everyday this week to work on drawing the profile pictures of all of my Facebook friends, a project I set for myself earlier this summer. I realized in my last post that I was considerably behind schedule if […]

Part IX of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jul 10, 2013 in art, online | 4 Comments

http://www.jameskimuragreen.com/ We calculated yesterday that I am about 180 drawings behind schedule on this Facebook Profile Pics Project. Eek! My original plan was to finish this project over the summer, in about 3 months’ time. I still hope to do that, but I’ve got some catching up to do! http://www.tatefoley.com/ As of last night, I’m […]

Hot Mess, Part VIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jul 8, 2013 in art, online | 5 Comments

I haven’t been keeping on a great schedule for these since we returned for our travels. Instead, Blake and I were working hard to finish up our blocks for Cannonball Press (we got them shipped out on Saturday!) Blake’s looks AMAZING. Mine was awesome, but not my most awesome, so I am hoping they ask […]

Travel Journal: Colorado & Iowa

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in travel, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

We just returned from a whirlwind month of travel to Chicago, Detroit, Colorado and Iowa! But don’t worry, we’re taking off again in a couple of weeks for Georgia, Florida… and maybe New York! We’ll see about that last one… Chicago and Detroit were for just for fun and arts research with Mom&Sue (we got […]

The Long-Suffering Eisel, Part VII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jul 2, 2013 in art, online | 11 Comments

No, that’s not Dame┬áJulie Andrews, it’s her doppleganger, Mrs. Charlotte Eisel. Mrs. Eisel was one of my English teachers at Central High School. For weeks now, she has been “patiently waiting” for her portrait as a part of my Facebook Profile Pictures Project. She also requested that I “make her beautiful.” No effort required, Mrs. […]

Part VI of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jun 14, 2013 in art, online | 7 Comments

Just a few more before we get back on the road for a few weeks! We’re taking off tomorrow for Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa. We’re going to be visiting artists at the University of Colorado Boulder, visit with family and friends, and run a 5K. We’ll return to Ohio for a bit in Early July. […]

Travel Journal: Drawing in the Museums of Chicago and Blind Contour Kentucky

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 in art | 5 Comments

While visiting Chicago with Mom and Sue, we ate a lot of great food, walked a bunch, and also enjoyed seeing the Field Museum and the Art Institute. I always try to draw when I visit museums and write down any interesting tidbits I come across. Here are a few of my doodles from the […]

Part IV of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Jun 5, 2013 in art, online | 10 Comments

Here are just a couple more spreads completed in my recent project. I’ve actually gotten a bunch more done, but haven’t had a chance to scan them in yet! We were in Kentucky to install an exhibition and teach at a workshop for High School Students in Life Drawing and Pronto Plate Printmaking at Murray […]

Part III of 939 Drawings: Charles Beneke, You Asked for It

Posted on May 30, 2013 in art, online | 11 Comments

So, since I started this project, a few of you have decided to change up your profile pictures and/or make requests. You know who you are, Charles Beneke–Cedric Jones-Charlotte Eisel. And, Tim Dooley, I don’t even know what to say about your new pic. Wow. Ahem. So this one is for you, Charles Beneke. First […]