A Pleasant Surprise

Self-Portrait with GoddessesWatercolor on Rag Paper29×21″ www.davida-art.comcontendriven-davidaart.blogspot.com I have just received news that this work has just received best in show at the 26th Annual Juried Watercolor Exhibition of the Illinois Watercolor Society.

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Tatijana Jacenkiw Self-PortraitPastel on Paper

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Joe WirthSelf-PortraitConte Crayon on Paper18×12″

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Cecily Watercolor on Masa Paper10.5×7.5″ www.davida-art.comcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com I haven’t made one of these in some time. I have been working mostly in oil. The stripes were the draw. I have said before that I am a sucker for pattern. The little head in the background is a ceramic bust a la the 18th century: the kind […]

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Christina WheelerCharcoal on Paper24×18″ www.davida-art.comcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com This is a very sensitive self-portrait which captures the determination of this young woman. She has been drawing for as long as she can remember. It shows. She has great desire and that is key. A little talent and a lot of desire can go a long way while a […]

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Larry CohenConte Crayon on Paper12×9″ www.davida-art.comcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com

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Larry CohenConte Crayon on Paper12×9″ www.davida-art.comcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com Larry Cohen’s fourth self-portrait.

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Larry CohenConte Crayon on Paper12×9″ www.davida-art.comcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com Larry the over achiever does it again!

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Larry CohenConte Crayon on Paper12×9″ www.davida-art.comcontendriven-davidaart.blogspot.com Larry’s second self-portrait.

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Larry CohenConte Crayon on Paper12×9″ www.davida-art.c0mcontentdriven-davidaart.blogspot.com Larry is something of an ‘over-achiever’. There will be more self-portraits from him in the next few days. I think, in the long run, production and repetition can be the best teachers. It’s a practice and a patience game.