Abstract Drawing of a Baby
This an abstract drawing of a baby smiling and laughing, entitled "Light Baby". The 9"x12" baby artwork was drawn and painted with a variety of mixed mediums, including pens, markers, oil pastels, acrylics, and watercolors. The baby face was sketched with pen and marker, followed by expressive lines of white oil pastel and acrylic paint applied to the white paper. Then washes of watercolor were used to add gradients of blended color across the face and background.Abstract Drawing of a Baby

Abstract Drawing of a Baby


Spectrum - Drawing of Eyes, Nose, and Mouth 1
This artwork is entitled "Spectrum". The 9"x12" artwork was created in 2011 with markers, pens, watercolors, paint pens, crayons, and acrylics. The abstract artwork consists of a spectrum of non-traditional colors, textures, and mediums drawn vertically on the paper. A pen was then used to draw closed eyes, a nose, and a mouth over the spectrum.Spectrum - Drawing of Eyes, Nose, and Mouth

Spectrum | Drawing of Eyes, Nose, and Mouth


Drawing of Two Dogs - Boxers
This is a drawing of a two dogs, specifically their breed is called a Boxer. The 7"x11" dog artwork was created in 2011 with pens, watercolors, oil pastels, and colored pencils. The two dogs were initially sketched with pens, followed by oil pastels for white and brown hair color. Watercolors were used for subtle gradients and background elements. Like most dogs, the male and female Boxers enjoy running and playing together outside in the sun.Drawing of Two Dogs - Boxers

Drawing of Two Dogs | Boxer Breed



Drawing of a Sleeping Dog
This is a drawing of a sleeping dog, specifically the breed is called a Jack Russell Terrier. The 9"x12" dog drawing was created in 2011 with oil pastels. The drawing started out as a quick sketch of the Jack Russell Terrier sleeping on a blanket. The lines were then blended into the canvas paper to give the dog dimension and create shadows.Drawing of a Sleeping Dog

Drawing of a Sleeping Dog


Drawing of Three Bears
This is a drawing of three bears. The 9"x12" bear artwork was drawn in 2011 with colored pencils, paint pens, oil pastels, pens, and acrylics. The initial sketch of the bears was created with colored pencils and pen. Additional expressive lines, shapes, colors were added with other mediums in order to help enhance the protective ferocity of the adult male bear's roar, the uneasiness of the female bear, and the fear in the baby bear cub.Drawing of Three Bears

Drawing of Three Bears


Puppy Drawing
This is a drawing of a puppy. The 9"x12" puppy artwork was created in 2011 with a mix of colored pencils, pens, oil pastels, acrylics, gouache, and watercolors. The colorful puppy's face was sketched with colored pencils and pens, followed by alternating oil pastels and watercolors for the eyes, nose, mouth, and portions of the hair.Drawing of a PuppyThis is a second drawing of a puppy, sized 9"x12", drawn in an abstract expressionist style. The puppy was drawn with colored pencils, paint pens, markers, pens, oil pastels, and watercolors.Puppy Drawing

Drawing of a Puppy



Drawing of a Steam Engine Train
This is a drawing of a steam engine train. The 9"x12" artwork was created in 2011 with a variety of mediums, including pens, markers, watercolors, oil pastels, and acrylic paint. The train was initially drawn with black pen and shades of grey markers. White oil pastel and acrylic paint was applied to the background, followed by a subtle wash of watercolor paint to help enhance the atmosphere behind the train.Drawing of a Steam Engine Train

Drawing of a Steam Engine Train


Abstract Art Face
This is an abstract drawing and painting of a face. The 9"x12" abstract art was created in 2011 with a variety of mediums, including paint pens, colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels, markers, pens, and gouache. Expressive application of vibrant colors, meandering lines, and layered white space mix to create a determined facial expression forming on the paper.Abstract Art Face

Abstract Art Face


Abstract Art, "Joy" created with colorful pastels by Michael D. Edens 1
This is expressive abstract art I created with pastels in 2004. The colorful drawing is 9" x 12". The artwork is a tightly wound, but energetic, array of color and slight variations in texture. The artwork is entitled "Joy" and is comprised of unique abstract geometric shapes.Please contact me, Michael D. Edens, if you would like to purchase a high quality print of this artwork.Abstract Art, "Joy" created with colorful pastels by Michael D. Edens

Abstract Art



Drawing of a Rose 2
The following artwork is a drawing of a rose. The rose drawing is approximately 8"x11". Mediums used include oil pastels, pens, gouache, paint pens, watercolors, and markers.I started with a single color outline of the rose with pen, and filled in values with grey tone markers. Next I added watercolor to the rose, and let that dry. This was followed by additional colored pen details, paint pens, and oil pastels. White gouache was used for highlights.Drawing of a Rose

Drawing of a Rose


Thompson Submachine Gun Drawing | Gun Art Series 1
Gun Art Series 1 includes paintings and drawings of guns created with a variety of colorful mediums, including pens, markers, paint pens, gouache, watercolors, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Each gun artwork is 4"x6", about the size of a postcard or note card. Various matte and glossy varnishes were applied after digitally scanning the artworks in order to further accentuate the guns from the backgrounds.The guns included in Gun Art Series 1 are: M4 Carbine, LeMat Revolver, Mossberg 500 Shotgun, Desert Eagle Pistol, Heckler & Koch MP5 Submachine Gun, M1 Garand Rifle, Thompson Submachine Gun, Glock Safe Action Pistol, and AK-47 Assault Rifle.M4 Carbine Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 M4 Carbine Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"LeMat Revolver Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 LeMat Revolver Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"Mossberg 500 Shotgun Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 Mossberg 500 Shotgun Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"Desert Eagle Pistol Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 Desert Eagle Pistol Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"Heckler & Koch MP5 Submachine Gun Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 Heckler & Koch MP5 Submachine Gun Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"M1 Garand Rifle Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 M1 Garand Rifle Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"Thompson Submachine Gun Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 Thompson Submachine Gun Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"Glock Safe Action Pistol Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 Glock Safe Action Pistol Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"AK-47 Assault Rifle Drawing | Gun Art Series 1 AK-47 Assault Rifle Drawing Gun Art Series 1 4"x6"

Drawings of Guns | Gun Art Series 1


Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 08 1
The following artworks are drawings and paintings of abstract demon faces. The expressive demons were created in 2010 on a variety of papers and sizes with a variety of mediums, including pens, watercolors, paint pens, oil pastels, acrylic paints, markers, crayons, and colored pencils.I think the creative development process is interesting. I feel as though the faces want to see me seeing them, like I am a witness to their turmoil and struggle for peace.Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 01 Demon 01 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 02 Demon 02 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 03 Demon 03 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 04 Demon 04 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Painting and Drawing of an Abstract Demon Face 05 Demon 05 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Painting and Drawing of an Abstract Demon Face 06 Demon 06 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 07 Demon 07 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 11"x14"Drawing and Painting of an Abstract Demon Face 08 Demon 08 Abstract Demon Faces - Series 1 9"x12"

Abstract Demons and Faces | Drawings and Paintings



Lamborghini Reventon | Painting and Drawing of a Car
"Lamborghini Reventón" is a 9"x12" drawing of a car named the Lamborghini Reventón. The artwork was created with pens, markers, paint pens, oil pastels, watercolors, gouaches, and acrylic paint. Contrasting colors and expressive lines help to add movement and shape to the foreground, car, and background. The mid-engine sports car is the most expensive Lamborghini road car as of 2007, costing one million euros (~US$1.31 million, or ~£840,000).Lamborghini Reventon | Painting and Drawing of a Car

Drawing of a Car | Lamborghini Reventón


Portrait of an Anesthesiologist, Drawing and Painting
Phase 1 of the new website for the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology went Live today! I am excited because I had the opportunity to create artwork for the Museum, Library, Archives, Famous Patients, and more! This is just the beginning too! Check it out if you have an interest in art or the miracle of modern medicine made possible by the amazing advances in anesthesia drugs and techniques over the past century.Portrait of an Anesthesiologist, Drawing and Painting Portrait of an Anesthesiologist 9"x12"The following time-lapse video shows the drawing/painting process for a portrait of Dr. Paul M. Wood. Visit the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology to view the final portrait and more artwork.

The Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Artwork








Dupstep Baby - Drawing of the Birth of a Baby
"Dupstep Baby" is a 9"x12" drawing of the birth of a baby. The artwork was created with markers, colored pencils, pens, oil pastels, and acrylic paint. The rendered face of the baby provides a base for expressive lines and occasional colors.Dupstep Baby - Drawing of the Birth of a Baby

Dupstep Baby | Drawing of the Birth of a Baby


Portrait of a Woman - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 3
The following color portraits of people were inspired by a new set of watercolors I purchased. I love color, and it had been years since I purchased a new set of watercolors. My old palette was muddy, missing blues, oranges, yellows, reds, and more! When the new colors started to flow, so did the portraits.The 9"x12" colorful portraits were drawn and painted with watercolors, pens, colored pencils, paint pens, markers, oil pastels, and acrylic paint.Self-Portrait (Michael D. Edens) - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Self-Portrait Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Sea  - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Sea Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Portrait of a Man - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Portrait of a Man Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Scientist - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Scientist Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Desaturation - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Desaturation Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Portrait of a Woman - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Portrait of a Woman Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"Peace - Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 Peace Rainbow Color Portraits - Series 1 9"x12"

Rainbow Color Portraits – Series 1


Starvation - Portrait of a Starving Child
The following artwork is based on a photograph by photojournalist Dan Eldon, found in the Images of Conflict / Somalia, Africa photo gallery at DanEldon.org.The artwork entitled "Starvation" is 9"x12" drawn with colored pencils, pens, and painted with watercolors and acrylic paint. The process of creation was a reflection on suffering, circumstance, a prayer for attention to children, and songs of lullaby contradicting frustration.Starvation - Portrait of a Starving Child Starvation Portrait of a Starving Child 9"x12"

Starvation | Portrait of a Starving Child



Burro with Children in Sunlight 1
The following artworks are similar drawings and paintings of a burro with two children reaching for its fur in the sunlight.The first is a 9"x12" painting/drawing created with watercolors, oil pastels, colored pencils, pens, markers, and acrylic paint. The painting is full of color as nature's energy surrounds the two children and the burro, bathed in light, sharing a moment together of innate curiosity and companionship.The second artwork is a 9"x12" drawing created with colored pencils. The drawing focuses primarily on the relationship between four subjects; the burro, two children, and bright warm light emanating throughout.Burro with Children | Painting Burro with Children 9"x12"Burro with Children in Sunlight | Drawin| Drawing Burro with Children in Sunlight 9"x12"

Drawing and Painting of a Burro with Children


Honda Prelude Drawing / Painting 1
This is a 9"x12" drawing / painting of a Honda Prelude. The artwork was drawn with colored pencils, pens, markers, oil pastels, and painted with watercolors and acrylic paint. The white car with a black interior pops from a muted blue and orange background with expressive lines.Honda Prelude Drawing / Painting of a Car Honda Prelude 9"x12"

Honda Prelude | Drawing / Painting of a Car


Hair 1 - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 1
The following abstract portraits and faces are part of a series of artworks, consisting of drawings and paintings from 2009. I experienced an extended period of personal sadness and frustration, with art as my outlet. The abstract art was created with a variety of mediums, including pens, ink, paint pens, acrylics, watercolors, markers, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Paper sizes, shapes, and weights vary from artwork to artwork, but the theme of "faces" is consistent.Albeit these expressions are of my discomfort, I drew strength from many places, including valued attention and support from individuals online around the world.Thank you for your validation and encouragement of my work, kind comments, and for sharing your inspiring art. I appreciate all that you have provided, I wish for you the best that life has to offer, and good luck with your artistic pursuits!Also available for viewing: Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series - Part 2 of 3 Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series - Part 3 of 3Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series - Part 1 of 3Purple 1 - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Purple 1 Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 9"x12"Future - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Future Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 11"x14"Pink - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Pink Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 8"x13"Void - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Void Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 11"x14"Fear - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Fear Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 11"x14"Sun - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Sun Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 11"x14"Hair 1 - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Hair 1 Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 12"x9"Black White and Blue - Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series Black White and Blue Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series 11"x14"Also available for viewing: Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series - Part 2 of 3 Abstract Portraits and Faces - Sadness and Frustration Series - Part 3 of 3

Abstract Portraits and Faces – Sadness and Frustration Series – ...