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photo by Meredith

soft edges=gray scale-

middle tones-furry lines-far

cry from black &white


Hoop and Long Shadows

The photo below lends itself perfectly to a pen and ink rendition. There are an assortment of grays, and textures abound. Long shadows overlay this terrain. 18 more words

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I made these little images up for my mom’s 7th-grade American history class.  Her students were doing a segment on the colonialization of the Americas. 9 more words

Gray Scale


I composed the pen and ink study below from one of the photographs I took in Central Park. It may have been during the New York City Marathon. 24 more words

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More Ink/Grayscale Experiments

I’ve been scouring my photo archives for interesting black and whites with interesting geometric composition and a full range of tonal values.

For today’s experiment I found a street photo of a dumpster and a staircase that fit the bill.   116 more words

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Dry Spell

I am hoping to end my painting dry spell, beginning today.

I found one of my photos of a hot dog stand that offered a way for me to ease back into painting. 95 more words

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What I Did Instead of My Art Homework: Day 3

I’m late as per usual! Today was certainly interesting.

The prompt was: draw something with two heads. Kind of weird, but I liked it.

The piece ended up being gray scale, and I only used a mechanical pencil, a cool gray no. 70 more words