Asparagus


Asparagus | gouache on paper | Jeffrey Smtih

There is just something about asparagus — I love everything about it! I love how it taste, the feel of it, the color, but especially how it’s sold. I’m fascinated in the store how it’s standing up on end, bound with a beautiful, colorful rubber band. When I happened across asparagus on sale at Whole …
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Albert


Albert | gouache on paper | Jeffrey Smith

I always think of him as a handsome dog, but now and then, he strikes a pose or happens into just the right light where I catch myself looking at him like he is a painting! On one of the first sunny Sunday mornings of the spring, I found myself sitting in the grass with …
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Roxanne


Roxanne | Pastel | Jeffrey

This portrait started as a demo for a pastel workshop that I was teaching. I wanted to show how you can achieve the feeling of light hitting the model and a likeness with having a huge set of pastels. I worked with a couple of sticks of vine charcoal and a set of 40 half-stick …
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