Monday, March 21, 2011


11" x 14" (28.0cm x 35.6cm)
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Methinks this might have been the expression himself wore last week when he was forcibly invited to attend a speed trap party by the nice police officer waving the big red stop sign in his face. There were at least 15 unhappy attendees at this particular soiree and I imagine a good time was not had by all!

As for the drawing...Tim found an artist online that we had no knowledge of. His name was Nicolai Fechin and his drawings took our breath away! Literally. Google him if you dare and hold on tight. In my humble opinion, Sargent was the best I'd ever seen. Apparently I was wrong.  Ever since digesting his work, all I want to do is draw! The man had mad skills.


  1. Ah! You need to get yourself to Taos, NM to see Fechin's work in the museum that used to be his home. My husband and I visited a couple years ago and were very impressed. I had heard of him because of the time he spent in Bali, but had never seen his work.

  2. I love it! What a great expression.
    So sorry that himself had to attend that particular party.

  3. Absolutely love it!!!! I just love your stuff, you've gotta be one cool chick:) I'm heading on over to check out Nicolai Fechin, love to learn about new artists (new to me, that is:)

  4. This is awesome! Nice work- can't top that expression!

  5. Love your series of floating faces and this one is a cracker, your drawing skills are an inspiration, wonderful.
    Drat those nasty cops, poor ol' hubby!

  6. Thats a great expression Suzanne and a very fitting description shame about the police party though/

  7. I have been sitting here trying to figure out who this reminds me of...but am at a loss. This is one exquisite drawing of one of the face's many expressions. I love whatever you do, Suz. It is perfection!

  8. Verrry interesting expression!And thanks for the link to Nicolai Fechin..

  9. these are HYSTERICAL!!! I love these... I just finished with a portrait class and I can now really appreciate the amazing expressions you put across in such a confined space

  10. Fechin is amazing but Sargent is still my number one.
    One of my fellow art students used to go around saying, "Why is Nicolai Fechin's work so appealing? Because it's so fetchin'."

    This drawing is great!!

  11. Wonderful, Suzanne, and thank you for the information about Fechin!

  12. Thank you everyone for your very kind words. Sheryl and Skizo, I apologize but I could not find your email addresses to thank you personally.

    As always thanks so much for dropping by!

  13. Gee
    this is shockingly incredible!
    so much talent, my friend! So much!

  14. You really must go to Taos to see the museum and his work. What an amazing artist (and teacher) he was.

    Love your incredible attention to detail and your ability to translate expression through your drawing. It seems that "Mr. Speeder" might just move at any moment.


  15. Fenchin was a MASTER! But you, my dear, rule the 'expression' world! LOVE this one - and the little story about the party, too!


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