Tags » Strathmore

Sanguine Art - Style Study (Raphael) PT. 2

2 Hour Pencil Study: Sanguine (Conté á Paris), Strathmore Tan Toned Paper

I’m still just working on understanding the hatching system that Raphael employed, I note particularly small point areas and some amazing shifts in pressure as the media is applied. 70 more words

Ladybug – Please Fly Away Home!

Ever since I can remember, I have loved ladybugs. I recently discovered a ladybug not moving and lying on her back in my bathroom. I’d heard that ladybugs sometime play dead, so I gently picked her up and placed her outside on the railing of my back deck. 74 more words

Drawing: The Foundation Of All Visual Arts

Sanguine Art - Style Study (Raphael)

2 Hour Pencil Study: Sanguine & White (Conté á Paris), Strathmore Tan Toned Paper

I’ve really been dying to understand how Raphael and his contemporaries were able to achieve such amazing hatching techniques so I pulled up a few of his pieces and just sat and stared at them for what seemed like hours. 107 more words

Phoney Bone

I’ve been playing around with some ideas I might try for this year’s Inktober. October is always a crazy time of year for me I’ve decided this year I’m going to front load. 38 more words

Illustration

Sanguine Art - Sketches 3

 1 Hour 30  Pencil Study: Sanguine & White (Conté á Paris), Strathmore Tan Toned Paper

Today was an exercise in letting go. I had to stop trying to be too rigid, stop trying to force the anatomical lines, feel the pose of the gesture and let my lines flow with my arm. 146 more words

Sanguine Art - Sketches 2

 1 Hour Pencil Study: Sanguine & White (Conté á Paris), Strathmore Tan Toned Paper

I’m starting to gain confidence in my ability to render without using a blending tool but I’m not sure if I’m near the look that I’m going for. 149 more words

Sanguine Art - Sketches

1 Hour Pencil Study: Sanguine & White (Conté á Paris), Strathmore Tan Toned Paper

Got new Sanguine pencils today and decided it was time to try them out again. 188 more words