Pencil + Pastel

Brandy Honorable Mention for Scholastic Art and Writing

Colored pencil on textured gray paper

Portrait of a Pomeranian named Brandy. Highschool-famous as she was the owner's dog.

China Art Gold Key for Scholastic Art and Writing

Colored pencil on white paper

Still-life, playing on the dual meaning of the word 'china.'

Masquerade Honorable Mention at Beaux Arts

Colored pencil on textured black paper

Still-life of a masquerade theme. Constrained to only using five objects to describe the theme.

Dragon Fruit Botanical Drawing Special Recognition for Fairchild Challenge

Colored pencil on white paper

Botanical drawing of a dragon fruit, showing the stage of the fruit: stem, bud, flower, and fruit.

Animal Drawings

Dry pastel on blue paper

Drawings of animals. Exercises for fur and texture, expression of uneven surfaces, and facial structure. The shepherd was a practice piece for Brandy. The giraffe was a practice piece for testing dry pastels as a medium.