Drawing - Print On Paper
Pensive is an original, hand-pulled etching of a young man lost in thought. This type of original printmaking is called aquatint. The greys and blacks were achieved by dropping various amount of rosin on the metal plate and etching the particle into the plate. I am especially pleased with the value contrast in this print and the interesting mood the figure creates in the shadowed room. I mostly work in color but when I do black and white I like to have a wide value range. The greys are the color and I like a lot of variety in the tones. The white background adds a great accent to the work.
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My paintings have been seen throughout the United States in national, international, and group shows. I have won numerous awards, including awards from Dorothy Gillespie, May Stevens, Frank Webb, and Daniel Greene.
My best-selling print, "Reaching Out", was selected from over three million works of art on Fine Art America to be on the set of The Mindy Project and I appeared with my artwork on The Hour of Joy on FoxTV out of Roanoke on March 10th 2013.
I live to paint and it is important to me to find homes for all of my creations. I have originals and prints in twenty-four states, Canada, Germany, Russia, and Australia. I want to cover the world with my art!
I have over thirty years experience shipping my artwork with no accidents and no returns - just compliments!
Be sure to check out my YouTubes. Here is the address for my Beautiful Nude Series. http://youtu.be/vOyjIZ__lq4
Towhee Hill Studio is open to the public by appointment. 540-257-3437
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May 14th, 2013
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