Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel

The Human Figure by John H. Vanderpoel When I was still an architect, the majority of my focus in art was the figurative genre. This is because most of the classes I took then were figurative, and to me there is nothing more challenging or rewarding than drawing the human form and capturing a modicum […]

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Preparing for the FaceOff Event

{14 of the 16 completed portrait oil sketches} Preparing for the FaceOff event was a real stretch for me. I had not focused on portraiture for well over three years, so when I agreed to participate in the event, I immediately hit up friends to sit for me. I scheduled as many 2-hour portrait sessions […]

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2014 FaceOff Event at the Principle Gallery

Hello my friends, I want to share with you one of the art-centered activities that has been keeping me so busy summer… On Friday, August 8th, I participated in a three-hour live portrait painting demonstration with the talented artists, Mia Bergeron and Cindy Procious. So to say I was excited and REALLY nervous, would be […]

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