Life drawing critter skull

critter skull pencil drawing


This is a pencil drawing I did during a life drawing class back in design school. My teacher showed up with his collection of animal skulls for us to draw. I spent about 3-4 hours drawing this one. It’s too bad because I don’t remember what kind of animal it was. I love doing that kind of stuff though, just spending time reproducing something that’s in front of you. There’s something very meditative about it.


African Lady

African Lady oil painting


Painting of a beautiful and proud African lady. Made on 2013. Oil on canvas. 8 x 10 inches.

FOR SALE: 550$

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Second and last acrylic painting: Lotus flower (2007)

Peinture de V2 - 001 - 25cm x 20cm

Lotus flower. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10 inches.

This is my second and last completed acrylic painting that I did in 2007. Like I mentioned before, I hate acrylic, I can’t work well with it. A few weeks after that, I tried oil paints and never went back.

This painting is now for sale on Ebay (just click on the image for the link because I still haven’t figured out how to put the link in the text, sorry again).

First ever acrylic painting: Snail (2007)


First acrylic painting: little snail on green background

Little snail on a branch. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10 inches.

This is the first acrylic painting I did way back in 2007. I’d done mostly pencil and charcoal drawings up to that point, with some watercolor and gouache. So I tried acrylic and I hated it. With a passion. It dries way too fast and you can’t blend the colors properly, so I was swearing the whole time I was painting this poor little snail. At least it didn’t come out so bad. I only managed to do one other completed acrylic painting, of a lotus flower, and a couple of failed attempts where I quit in frustration before I discovered that oil was way easier and way more fun.


This painting is now for sale on Ebay (just click on the image for the link because I can’t figure out how to put the link in the text, sorry).

Commission: Minette

cat, kitty, female cat, fire, stove



Last year, my parents went on a trip to France to do the Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle ( Camino de Santiago) pilgrimage, which they had been looking forward to for a long time. Unfortunately, they had to cut their trip short due to an injury. Before they went home, they spent a few days in a guesthouse in the town of Br├ęcy, which had a lot of cats. The kitty in the painting is the matriarch of those cats, named Minette. My parents asked me to immortalize her as a souvenir from this wonderful but too short trip.

Oil on canvas.

Indian woman in sari

This is my entry for this week’s Illustration Friday. Theme: Paisley. Oil on canvas, 16′ x 20′

Latte Coffee Bowl

Small still life painting of a coffee bowl. Oil on canvas, 6′ x 6′, 2009

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