Under the influence of William Maughan, an important regional portraitist, I created these. The portraits are in pastel pencil (white, carmine red) on 9 X 12″ gray drawing paper. Subjects are mostly professional models or fellow
–Carol Lois Haywood, Northern California, USA Artist.

Portraits and figures have been the lifelong obsession of this older woman artist, whose blue-collar background both discouraged and enriched her passion for making art.

Portraits #1, 9, and #14 have lately been included in competitive regional art exhibits.