The media I have been working in – graphite and watercolor – is starting to feel confining. I’m not getting the results that feel true to me. I dabbled with other mediums (see Inktober, Kendyll Hillegas’s mixed media method). I still wasn’t getting the effect I was after, though. Enter pastels. I had a couple […]
I love the look of Old Master drawings and as I was researching “classical drawing” I came across the Conte Sepia pencil on a supply list. (Search “Juliette Aristides supply list or click here.) This pencil is somewhere in between a pastel pencil and a charcoal pencil, leaning more towards the former. Maybe it is […]
I’m starting a new project inspired by two books and the antsy feeling I’ve been having lately every time I approach my work. It’s hard to explain, but let’s see if this resonates with you at all.