Concept Design for Home Addition

Friends of ours are thinking of adding an addition onto there home.  I took the opportunity to use it as a design challenge and sketched out this drawing done in ink and water color

Previous Art Work in Hand Blown Glass

I am posting my previous work in glass that I did when I worked to Alex Brand in Corning NY.  All work is of my own design and produced by hand.  I enjoyed my time as a glass artist for those years.  As the economy shifted so must us all, and that when I started…

Architectural CAD Drawings

Architectural drawing done when working for Dion and Sokal Architects as a CAD draftsman.  This was a manufacturing plant in witch I drafted and laid out all the architectural sheets.  Working for Bob Dion made me want to study architecture.  Architecture school made me want to leave.  The Irony! It wasn’t until I started studying…

Cast Study of Skull

Our third assignment for Mr. Sondow’s class was to draw and reproduce a cast copy and sketch of the skull.  We were only supposed to draw the skull but to give us more of a frontal view instead of a top down view we had to raise the cast of the table.  The dodecahedron gave us…

Drawings from the Frick

Sketch book study form the Frick.  Another of our Sunday afternoon walks in NYC with our Professor Djordjevitch Pencil on Paper

Geometric Solids Part 2

This is our second go around at drawing geometric solids.  Why you might ask.  As benign as a subject can get, all objects can be simplified and reduced to the cube, cylinder, and sphere, and cone.  Take the example of a tree; its a half a sphere on top of a cylinder.   The human…

Munsell Skin Tones Study

Just finned up taking Sean’s two week workshop on skin tones at ARA~Bos.  I do not claim to know how to paint.  In fact I know less than nothing about painting but I think got a half decent color study done using the Munsell color system that Sean was teaching for the class. We first…

Baltic Birch Painting Pallet

I will be starting my painting assignments here at the ARA and so I went to get my supplies.  Not being a painter I went to get a pallet for class and what I found only left me with a question mark over my head.  I can make myself a better pallet than what I…

Back to School

I just wanted to welcome everybody back to the fall semester at the Academy of Realist Art.  School starts september 10th.  Head through our front door to find out more information.  See you there. Stephen