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.
Watercolor mixes are an interesting part of the painting process. Today we explore the color green using various shades of yellow and blue.
If you do two dog sketches in a row, can you claim it as a theme? Anyway I worked on a sketch of a Border Collie today in my Moleskine sketchbook (smooth paper!) with my beloved Blackwing pencil.
This summer I’m drawing a lot of dogs (cats, too!) using graphite – specifically a Blackwing pencil. Because they are so soft it’s forcing me to be looser in my style, much the way charcoal does. And I’m loving the free feeling of this style of mark making.
Last week I turned in my final drawing, took my final (yes – a final exam!), and submitted my peer reviews – and this week my certificate arrived!