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Entries Tagged as 'Pencil Sketch'
December 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment
April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment
I saw this lovely little Gala apple today at the grocery with a leaf still attached, so bought it just to draw… I generally try to draw it quickly first a time or two, just to get the general shape down. One of my art instructors told me that curved lines are actually best expressed [...]
January 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments
Actually a rooster, but he’s kind of funky from some perspectives. My friend, Jo Castillo, sketches in ink. Only in ink. Way too much pressure. So irrevocable. I will generally draw in pencil until I get it like I want it, then draw it in ink. But I thought, what the heck, and attempted to [...]
January 5th, 2012 · No Comments
I’ve always loved this little guy. He stays out with my plants all spring, summer, and fall, but every now and then I look down, and there he is in the dirt, with his feet up in the air. Croaked again.
January 3rd, 2012 · No Comments
Not sure what this fat fellow is mad about, but he had a definite scowl. Maybe because his shadow looks like a fish. This one doesn’t have as much detail as the previous two. I was settling into bed at 10:20 and realized that I hadn’t done a sketch today. So I hauled myself into [...]
January 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments
Pencil and white paper Drawing of another bird from those I’ve collected over the years, and keep in with my plants. I look for grace, strength and wisdom to meet the changes and challenges that will come this year.
January 1st, 2012 · 4 Comments
One of my many goals for the new year, drawing or painting or doing some type of art every day is at the top of my list. This is a sketch from this evening of a small iron bird that I found in Fredericksburg this weekend. No. 2 pencil on white paper. The second item [...]
July 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments
The Colored Pencil Society of America has some beautiful pieces on their website that are simply amazing!! Before I found how much I loved pastels back in 1999, I worked with colored pencil quite a bit, as I enjoyed the meditative aspect of drawing and the interesting effects one could get with a variety of [...]
November 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Practice, practice. Learn to see — attempt to get the shapes down correctly, note to try more straight lines than curves sometimes— study the light – the source, the reflections, the shadows, and the shapes of the shadows—work on annoying ellipses and view upside down to see anew
October 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Pastel, 13″ x 13″ — (Click for larger view) I’ve started a new series. I’ve never really even done a “series”, but decided a while back that I wanted to try something new. So I’ve spent the last few weeks having a lot of fun and working on the first couple of pastel paintings. These [...]