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Sketch for Bringin the Heat.

April 21st, 2011

Sketch for Bringin the Heat.

This image is based on one of the All-time best Left Handed Pitchers every in the MBL.
Tom Glavine. 16 years with the Braves and 4 with the Mets. We missed him down south for those four years.

Mindi Abair posing with client James

April 1st, 2011

Mindi Abair posing with client James

Mindi Abair posing with client James and his wife at a Jazz Fest.
James purchased the original drawing from me through FAA.

Drawing

February 13th, 2011

Drawing

All of my paintings begin the same way. A Drawing. Doesn't matter if the final medium is chalk, oil, watercolor or digital.
Drawing for me is about thinking and speaking. I think about line, shape, contour and value - but more importantly drawing allows my mind to freely move between reality and non-reality.

The process of sketching is exactly the same as speaking or writing. When someone speaks out loud there is a tone in the voice. Sometimes it's pleasant and sometimes it's forceful. Making marks on a piece of paper is exactly the same thing - a tone.

Open Air Opus - Step process

February 13th, 2011

Open Air Opus - Step process

This series of steps is simply about my process - Drawing, Color, Texture.
This final painting is made up of sketch and digital paint. My goal was to create a natural textual image. Not sure if I did or did not accomplish this goal - doesn't truly matter. It was fun and challenging.