Category Archives: Chalkdrawing

Crude but attitude

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 brakes … Continue reading

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Croquis – First impressions

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 … Continue reading

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Bargueing

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 … Continue reading

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Testing Hahnemuhle blue Ingres paper

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 … Continue reading

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Reverse thinking a positive experience

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 

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Watteau copy

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 … Continue reading

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Trial for ”aux trois crayons”

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 … Continue reading

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Raphael copy

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. Continue reading

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First portrait commision

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.

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Self Portrait

I like what chalk crayons can do. I have looked at many of the old masters  fine drawings. I have tried to learn something from their art but there is  nothing like their handling or technique evident in what I … Continue reading

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