Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Another Drawing by Celeste Pappas

Celeste Pappas does some of the warmest portraits I've seen. Be sure to see all of her portraits at . This is one she did of me sometime in 2008-09 when I was posing for the artists' group.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Charcoal Drawing of Me I Enjoyed

I published this Feb. 17, 2009. The work of local Vancouver, Washington artist Celeste Pappas can be found at 

My Tryout as an Artists' Model - Part 2

This was my next article, written two days after Christmas in 2008. You may want to read 'Part 1' before reading this post.

My Tryout as an Artists' Model - Part 1

At the end of 2008 I responded to a request for everyday people to model for a group of local artists who met weekly in a free space at Jantzen Beach. During the process I met some wonderful amateur and professional artists, earned a few bucks and received several portraits of myself that I treasure. 

The following are screen captures from a former blog that was hacked and is no longer available. I was able to recover them
using a cool website that has been archiving websites for decades, the Wayback Machine: