Saturday, July 12, 2014

Portrait Set Up and Work in Progress



Completed Portrait
Colored Pencil Portrait
Framed:  25" by 35"
Finished July 15, 2014
Artist:  Walt Wirfs
Currently hanging in a private collection.


Portrait Set Up and Work in Progress


Subject is small school photo.


Miscellaneous supplies stored in drawer.

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Pencil selected for work are kept in Bins on pallet board.



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   Electric eraser comes in handy.


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Large adjustable drawing board and overhead lightening are an important part of working area.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

"Open Mic"


"Open Mic"


Colored Pencil Drawing,  10" by 8"
Artist: Walt Wirfs
Drawn from a photograph.
Currently displayed in artist's collection.


Alaska


"Alaska"



Large Colored Pencil Drawing, 25" by 15"
Artist:  Walt Wirfs
Commissioned Assignment
Drawn from a snapshot provided by the client.
Currently in a private collection.

"Order Please"

"Order Please"


Graphite Drawing, 14" by 18"
Artist:  Walt Wirfs
Commission Assignment
Done from a photograph as a result of a photo shoot by the artist.  The photo shoot was done at the client's restaurant.  Final photo was selected by the client.
Currently displayed in a private collection.

"Crayon Book"


"Crayon Book" Graphite, 14" by 18"
Artist:  Walt Wirfs
Commission Assignment
From a photograph.
This was done as the result of a photo shoot by the artist at the client's cafe.
The client selected it from a group of photos taken at that time.
Currently in a private collection.

"Siblings"


"Siblings"  
Graphite Drawing 14" by 20"
Artist:Walt Wirfs
Commission  Assignment
Currently in a private collection.
This was done from a client's personal photograph and kept a secret from the family.  The client who asked for the drawing gave it to his wife as a Christmas present.

"Errands"



"Errands"



Photograph by Char Wirfs
Fifth Street, Jacksonville,Oregon
June 30, 2014
Entered in a photo contest featuring panning.

Siskiyou Forest

Siskiyou Forest


Small Plein Air Oil
By Walt Wirfs
Near Tub Springs, Oregon 
March 2014
About 6" by 3"
Given to Art From The Heart project
Recipient is a woman who lost her grandson to a car accident in May 2014.