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male back

male back

This is from open life drawing at the Toronto School of Art.
14" H x 11" W
Price: $375.00    
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bather in tub

bather in tub

It was odd drawing in the bathroom. The light is quite unnatural. But the outcome is okay.
12" H x 16" W

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chalk male nude brown paper

chalk male nude brown paper

This is from open life
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big woman's back

big woman's back

The paper is almost smooth so the charcoal dust spreads like paint.
14" H x 11" W
Price: $125.00    
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watercolor woman washing her panties

watercolor woman washing her panties

Paris, 1979.
8" H x 11" W

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Bather

Bather

Degas is safe for now.
20" H x 16" W

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pastel male figure 2/4/06

pastel male figure 2/4/06

I'm trying to improve my pastel skills. You can't use fixative in open life classes, so that kind of makes it harder.
20" H x 16" W

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skinny male back

skinny male back

I'm an expressionist in part because I'm lazy. I don't want to work this hard. This took two hours
14" H x 11" W
Price: $150.00    
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heliconian life drawing reclining

heliconian life drawing reclining

In the morning the model holds a series of short poses.
12" H x 18" W

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watercolor nude man seated

watercolor nude man seated

This is from the TSA
20" H x 16" W
Price: $500.00    
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pastel female figure

pastel female figure

I'm working with a new "portrait" pastel set.
20" H x 16" W

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woman on step ladder

woman on step ladder

Once you see that there's no black in nature then exagerated colours suggest themselves.
16" H x 12" W
Price: $195.00    
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orange woman

orange woman

What I like about this medium is it defies illusionism. You can't hope to get the exact color or outline.
16" H x 12" W

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model and artist

model and artist

This is loosely based on the Velasquez nude (he only painted one)
50" H x 60" W

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Reclining Nude 6/6/11

Reclining Nude 6/6/11

The faceless other artists working in the shadow look sinister and make the model resemble a sacrificial victim
24" H x 30" W

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watercolor seated male back

watercolor seated male back

This is from life drawing
16" H x 12" W

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chalk male nude with watch

chalk male nude with watch

Here is a man naked except for his watch
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blue water colour nude, 2006

blue water colour nude, 2006

This was done Sunday Feb 19, 2006.
17" H x 11" W
Price: $500.00    
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man thinking

man thinking

My grandfather Arvid Skoggard was a painter and wood carver. Sopme of his hand whittled figures are short and stocky like this.
12" H x 10" W
Price: $150.00    
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model on stand

model on stand

This is an acrylic done at the TSA
24" H x 18" W

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blue standing nude

blue standing nude

You can achieve a kind of likeness.
16" H x 12" W

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5/3/10b

5/3/10b

And had great definition.
18" H x 12" W

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pastel nude 6/13/11

pastel nude 6/13/11

This is from today. A bit of a challenge with the west facing window in my eyes. It was hard to see the pastels.
20" H x 16" W

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green man

green man

This is from a sketchbook done at Toronto School of Art Open Life drawing
24" H x 18" W

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nude man

nude man

This is from a sketchbook donw at Toronto School of Art Open Life drawing
24" H x 18" W

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Untitled

Untitled

14" H x 11" W
Price: $100.00    
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Untitled

Untitled

14" H x 11" W
Price: $100.00    
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nude man thinking

nude man thinking

This is based on a life drawing done at Quest Art in Midland. I experimented with printing a background color so each print is unique although pulled from the same plate.
5" H x 4" W
Price: $200.00    
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standing nude woman

standing nude woman

24" H x 18" W
Price: $200.00    
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Gulu at the Hotel Eden

Gulu at the Hotel Eden

This is Gulshan reading a brochure

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