After a 20 year hiatus from sketching or drawing while immersing himself in all things digital design, Brian rediscovered the benefits of unplugging and experiencing the tactile nature of sketching and drawing again. Working primarily in graphite, pastel, and charcoal, Brian explores still-life renderings and attempting to capture the expressiveness of the human form through weekly figure drawing sessions.

Long Poses

Most of the following were created during live model poses of 20 – 30 min in length. More detailed drawings range from 1-5+ hours.


The following were created with a live or video-based model during 2-5 min. poses.

The lightest dark is darker than the darkest light.

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