Monday, December 19, 2011


A couple of recent studies from classes at LAA:

Saturday, December 3, 2011

two drawings

These are two sketches from this week from classes at the Lyme Art Association:

A.T. Van Laer

This is a charcoal drawing I own by the artist A.T. Van Laer (1857-1920). It has quite darkened with age but I love its mysterious and somber tones.

Here is a photograph of the artist. A native of New York, he studied during his formative years in Holland where he was heavily influenced by Dutch painting. Later in his life he lived and worked in Northwestern Connecticut: