Jim O'Neil's photos


  • Plug in at -40°

    OK, here in the north country most vehicles are winterized; equipped with battery blankets, anti-freeze protected for temperatures below minus forty degrees, and an engine heater that one plugs in during cold weather to assure the engine is warm enough to…

  • Darlin'

    Colored pencil on 11 by 14 inch sketch paper. did at this week's life drawing session.

  • sometimes

    Alaska willow charcoal on sketch paper.


  • Saturay light


  • Otherwise

    I was chatting with Christine, over in my articles section under the 'File Under Craft Behind Art' article, about 'Fixing" charcoal drawings by brushing linseed oil on the back. then hanging and letting it air dry & how the charcoal can migrate, changing…

  • After the fall

    I was chatting with Christine, over in my articles section under the 'File Under Craft Behind Art' article, about 'Fixing" charcoal drawings by brushing linseed oil on the back. then hanging and letting it air dry & how the charcoal can migrate, changing…


  • tread lightly

    OK, I was chatting with Christine, over in my articles section under the 'File Under Craft Behind Art' article, about 'Fixing" charcoal drawings by brushing spar varnish on the back letting it soak through. then hanging and letting it air dry . This is t…

  • Solitute

    OK, I was chatting with Christine, over in my articles section under the 'File Under Craft Behind Art' article, about 'Fixing" charcoal drawings by brushing spar varnish on the back letting it soak through. then hanging and letting it air dry . This is t…

  • Where? There!

    Charcoal on sketch paper. One minute poses.


  • Mending the net

    After checking out Stephen Mason's Southwold Harbour (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/315943/4619 6668), I couldn't get the smell of sea out of my nose, the sand out of my eyes and the waves out of my head until I threw at least some of it down on paper. Henc…

  • & beyond the shadows

    The sun has not risen high enough to shine directly in to my yard yet, it's still just hitting the tops of the trees, but soon!

  • Lunar eclipse

    Obviously not the best capture but it was fun watching...


  • Mephistopheles states his Philosophy

    This pastel on 8 1/2 by 11 inch black paper is the image that came to mind listening to Jordan Peterson talk about Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust and Mephistopheles' philosophy as stated therein and expressed by Peterson. Hum, looking at it now,…

  • Alone

    Colored pencil on sketch paper.

  • stark

    Took this a week or so ago but as this morning's temperature was -31°F (-35°C), this seems like a good day to post it.


  • Midnight at the...

    Colored pencil on black sketch paper. Based on over 50 year old memories of the five spot, in New York City. Back in the day all the jazz greats, at one time or another, would come downtown late in the evening, after finishing their gigs, just to jam…

  • Time well spent

    Did this at last week's life drawing session. The model wanted it so I gave it to her and no longer have it. Colored pencil on sketch paper.

  • Vibrant

    Did this at last week's life drawing session.


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