Getting started again after about a 10 year break. Let me know what you think!
I specialize in charcoal, colored pencil, graphite, nature.
African bull elephant with broken tusk. Derwent white charcoal on 8x10 toned black mixed media heavy-weight paper.
8x10 done in Prismacolor colored pencils on Strathmore Bristol.
Per special request :) this is my method for crosshatching. Feel free to comment and share your ideas.
Graphite on sketch paper.
8x10 white charcoal on black paper.
Drawing Prompt Submission
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.
Old family farm with Cinnamon.
My first attempt at cross-hatching with ink.
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.
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!
Mountain landscape in the fall after a storm.
What do you think? Ink or graphite?
Also known as Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas. My mom’s favorite flower. Her Mother’s Day gift.
Sunset behind a Celtic inspired cross.
Happy Halloween 2021!
This was in response to a friend’s art challenge. It was fun to try a new style.
Bumblebee with a basket of flowers