Tag: drawing

An Eye for Drawing

Focusing on draw skills can be eye-opening!

Colorful Friday–Photographic Shadowy Earth Brown

“It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form.”  Hans Hoffman  (from Brainyquote) The deep rich brown known as Van Dyck Brown is both a paint color and a photographic process.  The name is derived from… Continue Reading “Colorful Friday–Photographic Shadowy Earth Brown”

Pencil Games-The Next Level

“I love the quality of pencil. It helps me to get to the core of a thing.” Andrew Wyeth   Successful drawings can be taken to a whole new level with the right pencil.  Pencil preference will differ from artist to artist but certain… Continue Reading “Pencil Games-The Next Level”

Pencil Games

My pencil is like a fencer’s foil. Andrew Wyeth Delicate under drawings for watercolor botanical painting are vital to the success of the finished artwork in a specific technique. Using the best pencil is an essential part of that success.  In the my work,… Continue Reading “Pencil Games”

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