Category Archives: mastercopy
There are more options! Water resistant ink and then watercolor washes premixed in a brush pen, sweet way to do it In this example the complete sketch is done with water resistant ink. After that I restate some choice lines … Continue reading
I have been wanting to get back to learning more about ink drawing and pen and wash. I have studied some Rembrandt pen and wash and know it is going to take a long time to get that simplified yet … Continue reading
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
When I was searching the internet for information about classical drawing (particularly the three crayons technique) I came across a syllabus for classical drawing at the University of Notre Dame. It was(is) for the course ”Advanced Classical Drawing” held by Professor … Continue reading
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
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
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
Trying to keep the pace up for a change I discovered this wondrous kind of drawing technique that Canaletto used in his day. I put in the ink drawing first and after that i start doing washes with blue. This … Continue reading
To copy a master is a learning experience and each time you add something new to your skillset. Jean-Baptiste Greuze made the original study drawing that I copied.