Getting started again after about a 10 year break. Let me know what you think!
I specialize in charcoal, colored pencil, graphite, nature.
Fat little birds make me smile! The Eastern bluebird is a North American migratory thrush. My subject is a male with the most luxurious neck rolls! Drawn in Prismacolor soft core colored pencils on toned tan sketch paper.
Graphite on sketch paper.
Drawing Prompt Submission
Also known as Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas. My mom’s favorite flower. Her Mother’s Day gift.
Mountain landscape in the fall after a storm.
Old family farm with Cinnamon.
African bull elephant with broken tusk. Derwent white charcoal on 8x10 toned black mixed media heavy-weight paper.
Pink tulips on toned tan sketch paper. This was my first time burnishing. I used the toned tan paper so that I could better see the effects of burnishing with a white pencil. I used Prismacolor soft core pencils.
What do you think? Ink or graphite?
8x10 white charcoal on black paper.
My first attempt at cross-hatching with ink.
8x10 done in Prismacolor colored pencils on Strathmore Bristol.
This was in response to a friend’s art challenge. It was fun to try a new style.
Happy Halloween 2021!
Practice for my next project. This is my first time experimenting with white charcoal and white gel pen on black paper. Let me know what you think!
Per special request :) this is my method for crosshatching. Feel free to comment and share your ideas.