I just picked up the red, black and white chalks, and started drawing again. I love this girls attitude… and her voice 🙂 I suppose I better paint her in oils too. (Got to remember not to have those long … Fortsätt läsa
I have heard so many positive opinions about attending life drawing or croquis as we call it. I finally got the opportunity and it was in many ways challenging. I went for chalk to draw with and a blending stump … Fortsätt läsa
I found this plate from Charles Bargues book; Drawing course. I just love that face and I just had to try and copy it. It was nice to try something with the Ingres paper. I noticed I could not get a really … Fortsätt läsa
I want to use a paper with dark toned middle value for upcoming portfolio work. So far I have tried Lana color and Fabriano Tiziano pastell paper. I liked Fabriano best since Lana color easily can get spots if you overwork … Fortsätt läsa
Lightening up. Looking at the bright side of the life (still). You know what I mean, drawing the light instead of the shadows…simply drawing in reverse 🙂
Well, Watteau, of course is the man to copy in the ”aux trois crayons” technique. I always thougth this was a nice drawing and that it was executed quickly to catch the pose. But when I tried to copy it … Fortsätt läsa
Now there is a few old masters to choose from when it comes to ”trois crayons”. I chose Reni since I am looking at his work right now and I thought this piece was less intimidating since there was just a … Fortsätt läsa
I thought I better leave the ink for a while and practise some crayons and pencil. All to get setup for learning the three crayon technique. Hopefully that will not be to far off in the future.
I left out the scribble with measures for the future cast making. Fortsätt läsa
My friend Peter got his portrait for his 50th birthday. It is done from photos and was made with black and white chalk on Lanacolor paper. I liked using blue paper for middle values, it worked well.