Sketches, Imaginary & Studies

Study of fall Leaves

Invented Dancer Figure

8”X11” Graphite on Paper. I named this one ‘Dancing through Fire’. I started it while listening to the lyrics of a song I heard on the radio earlier that day. It was a pop song about self-empowerment, but the visual image of a dancer dancing amidst flames ignited my imagination and I grabbed my sketchbook and […]

Tiny Dancer/ Fabric sketch

Anatomy Studies in Pen

Portrait drawn from life

Brown Pastel Pencil on Paper. I drew this from a model focusing on simplifying the values first and tending to structure second. About 1 hour drawing time.

A Woman’s Face, from imagination

Study of a male torso

Male torso, study in Charcoal

IDK

I don’t know

Study of Reading Light

Study of Reading Light

10min Drawing From Life

Quick Sketch from Life

Ocean at Dusk

Reflection of the Ocean at Dusk

Moon Light

MoonLight

Curled up

Curled Up

The nextdoor neighbor

The nextdoor neighbor

Arching Back

Arching Back, Sketch

Bigbird visiting south Cali Office

Bigbird visiting south Cali Office

Archer

Archer

Zyra an Night

Zyra at Night

Portrait of Ryan

A non-theist Prayer

This drawing describes how I feel in many instances in life, observing the world. And while it is not a religious declaration, I couldn’t help but notice the extreme similarity to a prayer. It is not a call to a creator or a plea of any kind, but it is a dedication of the self […]

The Discarded Onion

I started this painting a couple of weeks ago and ended up discarding it. I set up this still life arrangement and sat down to paint from observation as a change of pace from the other pieces I’m working on which are largely imaginative and require a lot of interpolation. Painting from observation was fun, […]

Color Study of Ladies on a boat

Color study of Ladies on a Boat

I had a few goals in painting this one: The first goal was to find the right color relationships to create a sense of glow in the study. I emphasized and added harmonies from the reference photo. the second goal was to try to stick strictly to flat shapes rather than form, and see how […]

Drawing of Female Nude from Life, pastel on toned paper

Female Nude, Life Drawing

Tangled

The sun Priestess

The Strange encounter

Sketch of a Dancer

Sketch of a Dancer

Figure Study in Oil

Figure Study, Red Hair

This study is part of a series of preparations for a large painting that combines landscape and a figure.

Study for 'Autumn Leaves'

Study for ‘Autumn Leaves’

Aerial, figure sketch in Graphite

Aerial

Anatomy study of Female Nude in Graphite

Anatomy Study, female figure

Flooded with Light Graphite drawing of a woman's head

Flooded with Light

'Power Struggles', figure sketch in graphite

Power Struggles

Circles, Graphite Drawing of a female figure

Circles

Masked Woman, nude graphite drawing

Masked Woman

Graphite Drawing of female dancer, nude

Female Dancer

Lantern Light, Pastel Drawing

Lantern Light

Mermaid Sketch in Graphite

A tiny Mermaid

'Autumn Leaves', Graphite Drawing by Ifat Glassman cropped

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leav

Pastels on Toned Paper Nude Female Drawing Sketch s

Leaning back in Space

Color Study oil painting night sky figurative art classical realism

Color Study for ‘Night sky’

Figurative Art, Oil painting of a man and a woman

Value Study

Yellow Objects still life oil painting color study

Yellow Objects

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