Thursday, January 27, 2011

Vieira da Silva rough sketch

Another rough pencil sketch, this time Portuguese painter Maria Helena Vieira da Silva.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Oskar Kokoschka sketch

Wacky Austrian painter and playwright Oskar Kokoschka was a contemporary of Klimt and Schiele but outlived them to a ripe old age of 93. Looking to paint him in the early years when he was the iggy pop of his day.

Monday, January 17, 2011


Very rough outline for my Gauguin painting. I hope to give the background a very lively Tahitian mash-up. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest painter/sculptor/dirty birds to have every walked. A true triple threat and amazingly renounced in his day. What were they thinking?

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Paul Klee rough sketch

Another one of my favourite degenerate art chaps, the great Swiss painter Paul Klee.

Thursday, January 13, 2011


Here is a rough sketch of the famed modernist sculptor Brancusi (Bran-koosh)
Stay tuned for a better finished version.

watch Richler book author

Wes Tyrell's illustration of the great Mordecai Richler on the cover of an Italian book about Richler's Barney.