Peppers: Sweet and Hot & Onions and their Relatives
(Colored pencil & Pastel)
I think a meal without an onion (or at least a relative) is suspect. Peppers are also cooking requirements. Sweet and hot are both colorful and great tasting.
Kissing Cousins: Chuckwalla
I don’t know why I love lizards, but I do! I encountered one of these at Lake Havasu, AZ and the other the Desert Museum. The front third of each lizard is cut and is raised about 1” above the black mat.
Nelson: Always Watching (graphite)
This is my first drawing (1998) of my second Bernese Mountain Dog
Lost Starr Art
Copper Kitchen Reflections
This kitchen still life is reflected in my favorite candy making copper pot.
This ostrich was a cheeky fellow. Right after I took this photo he bit my camera lens. Unfortunately, not long after he bit a kid’s fingers; he survived and there was no blood.
Drawing is the basis for all of my works. I love line and detail and worked exclusively in graphite and colored pencil for several years. Then I began experimenting and have become a “Jack of all trades, master of none.”
Travel Journal pen sketching.
Grover's Lazy Sit (graphite)
Many drawing later, this is my third Bernese Mountain Dog.
Attention: Military Macaw
This beauty visited one of my colored pencil classes.
Bleached (pen and ink)
This Desert Tortoise shell, tucked under a rock ledge, was bleached from the rising eastern sun and was disintegrating section by section.