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 […]
You can learn how to draw what you see. Everyone has the ability to learn the fundamentals and with practice master this skill. There is no mystery to talent as I explained in this post. In this article, I’ll outline some basic points to help you get started. If you want to skip the discussion, […]
Creating a 3D drawing is a lot of fun, and easier than you may think. While proportion and perspective have a key role to play in realistic representations of the subject on a page, shading is the other necessary component. Here’s a very short demo of how I used shading to add more realism during […]
Sketchbooking shows you raw sketches and experiments as I work out visual problems in my work, record my travels and play with new materials.
I love to experiment with supplies, and graphite pencils are among my favorites. In this post I discuss the pencils I use the most with a demo.