Posts relating to drawing materials and techniques.
After nearly one and a half months, my vine charcoal dual-portrait commission is nearly finished. All told, the piece comprised about twenty-plus hours of solid drawing time interspersed with plenty of standing back and observing.
Kirsten & Jimmy – Vine Charcoal Portrait
A Commission with a Twist… You know, sometimes life throws us some delightfully unexpected turns… Take, for instance, the current project I’m working on… Recently, a colleague of mine was sharing with me about her daughter Kirsten’s love of the…
Magnolia Flower – New Charcoal Drawing
Instead of finishing up my last-minute holiday shopping, I spent the weekend hunched over a drawing board working on another small charcoal drawing.
Old Lock – a New Charcoal Drawing
Tis the Season With Christmas just around the corner, I’ve been busy working on the first of a few gift drawings. Having just finished my vine charcoal drawing from the previous post, my head was fully in charcoal mode and…
Vine Charcoal Drawing – Finished!
Back at the Easel Hello friends. At long last I was able to get back into the studio (a.k.a. – the corner of my bedroom) and revisit the vine charcoal drawing I’ve been working on since September. Fall is the…