Vintage Photo: Nice Old Building at 14th Street and Irving, Now Demolished, NYC 1990

I loved looking at this building and was sad when it was taken down for a new, ugly store.  I wondered if it looked across at an Opera House, which used to be on 14th Street at the turn of the 20th century.

Quarantine Portrait Series: Self Portrait – Grimace

I used different pencil grades on this self portrait. I began, as has been my habit, on the left side of the page with a very sharp number 2 pencil, on the ear.  This lessens the the smearing. For the dark areas, I used a number 6 pencil, which is very soft. I also made […]