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About Bob


Serious attention to the visual arts began in 2005 with an adult group under Martìn Paddack, here in Washington, DC, which continues as one of my weekly disciplines. Another is the Washington Drawing Center, hosted by Paul Reuther.

Chiefly produce works on paper in india ink / washes, watercolor, Conté crayon, and graphite featuring the people and places in my life here in Washington. See some at


Rembrandt and Homebrewing Brown Ink

Rembrandt launched my ventures in the homebrewing of ink. I live in a city that offers vast riches of art, but I personally came to draw and paint late in life. As someone who learns by doing, I wanted to reproduce Rembrandt’s rich combination of line and washes in his brown ink drawings, and wanted…

The Breaker

plein air on the Delaware Shore in graphite and hard pastel on natural Stonehenge