Graphite Studies

"Convergence, Pre-Studies"

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2014
Graphite on Paper (Stonehenge 100% Cotton)
11 x 14 in. and 14 x 11 in.

Studies for the acrylic painting “Convergence”.

art, graphite, study, waves, water

"Blanche’s Oak"

"Blanche's Oak, Study", 2011, Graphite on Cream Colored Paper, 17 1/2 x 14 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Graphite on Cream Colored Paper (Stonehenge Classic Cream)
17 1/2 x 14 in.

Study drawing for an upcoming painting.

art, drawing, pencil, sketch, tree, oak, autumn, fall

"Blue Head Scarf"

"Blue Head Scarf", 2011, Drybrush Watercolor and Graphite on Paper Pre-Study, 17 x 14 in., by David Jay Spyker
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2011
Drybrush Watercolor and Graphite on Paper (Strathmore 500 Series Bristol)
17 x 14 in.

Study for an upcoming painting.

art, painting, drawing, pencil, sketch, woman, portrait, head, bandana

"Inlet, Pre-Study"

"Study for Inlet", 2011, Graphite on Paper, 11 x 14 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Graphite on Paper (Stonehenge 100% Cotton)
11 x 14 in.

Study for the acrylic painting “Inlet”.

art, graphite, study, waves, water, pier, sailboat, boat

"Startled Gull"

"Startled Gull", 2011, Graphite on Paper (Strathmore 500), 23 x 29 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Graphite on Paper (Strathmore 500 Cotton Drawing Paper)
23 x 29 in.
Collection of the ArtistStudy for “Sudden Flight”

art, painting, beach, sand, seagulls, birds

"Sketch of a Woman in a Dress"

"Sketch of a Woman in a Dress", 2002, Graphite on Paper, Sketchbook Excerpt, by David Jay Spyker

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2002
Graphite on Paper
Figure measures 6 3/4 in. high.
Collection of the ArtistExcerpt from one of the artist’s sketch books.

art, drawing, women, woman, figure, study, studies, figurative

"Augury"

"Augury", 2001, Graphite on Paper, 10 x 8 1/2 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2001
Graphite on Paper 10 x 8 1/2 in.
Private Collection: Holland, MI

, art, drawing, men, man, standing, telescope, figure, study, studies

2nd Drawing for the Painting “Heartland: Prospecting for Gold

"Summer Taking Her Leave, Pre-Study"

"Summer Taking Her Leave, Study Drawings", 2001, Graphite on Paper, 14 x 11 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2001
Graphite on Paper
14 x 11 in.

Study drawings for “Summer Taking Her Leave” – a page from one of the artist’s bound sketchbooks.

art, drawing, figure, forest, autumn

"After Raphael’s head study for the Transfiguration"

"After Raphael's head study for the Transfiguration", 2000, Graphite on Paper, 12 x 9 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2000
Graphite on Paper
12 x 9 in.
Collection of the Artist

, art, drawing, portraits, heads, studies, men

"Old Man With Closed Eyes"

"Old Man With Closed Eyes", 2000, Graphite on Textured Paper, 12 x 9 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2000
Graphite on Textured Paper
12 x 9 in.
Private Collection: Saugatuck, Michigan

art, drawing, beard, portraits, heads, study, studies, death, mortality, ageing

Study for the painting “In Transition

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