Recent pencil drawings each approx. 16″x 20″ I love my General’s Kimberly 9xxB extra soft pencil.
Tag Archives: graphite
Drawing from Life
A sketch drawn from nature’s bits and pieces, strewn about my yard, while I delighted in the breeze.
Blogger friends:Do you ever create a post then neglect to publish it? This is a never published draft- post I just found, created one year ago day…
Little Weirdies-Splitting Hairs
Common ground with slightly different view points.
Liquid Pencil, gouache Smoke: the possibilities for imagery…
I’ve been observing the birds that come to eat at our feeder. They brave the elements, compete for a place, fuss and play, but they are always on alert. It seems they can rarely truly rest.
Sketchbook End of Glory
Had to say goodbye to my outrageous, opportunistic little Morning Glory beauties. My favorite part of summer and the last vestige of summer glory. Not so happy about it;)
Sketchbook:Stress and Anxiety
Graphite, oils Predator/prey, pressure and worry;stress and anxiety, these two almost always show up together.
Graphite Some creature study inspired by Nitzus’s photo. There was something in the eyes of this babirusa that appeared both feral and docile to me. The cat and crow are weighing in.
Sketchbook Graphite A little fashion fun:)
Front and back cover wrap for The Sketchbook Project 2013. Liquid Pencil and graphite I don’t think I’ve ever finished a project so early before a deadline. It’s done- my sketchbook for The Sketchbook Project 2013. Now watch, I’ll forget to mail it;) BTW, There were only four pages in the sketchbook without a …
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite No matter what sort of beyond, there are intriguing spaces to travel. Unfortunately, there may be limitations. Some places are dangerous, ill advised, some not yet possible. But, the mind’s eye can lead you… anywhere. Where do you want to go?
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite Fishing for…information, gossip, compliments, sustenance, trouble… Ideas?
Sketchbook Project 2012 Graphite Up to you, how to see this one.
The Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite From family photos, a collage of images brought together through sketch. The past rearranged.
In The Woods
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite, Liquid Pencil & White Gouache on Stipple Paper There’s just something about the dappled light and density of the forest. The contrasts in the scale of life. I want to stay. It feels like home.
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite I’ve entitled this sketch, ” At the lake” because… I’ve always enjoyed trips to a lake. But..there’s something exciting and a little bit creepy about the surroundings;murky water, snakes, mystery lurking. This sketch captures how I felt as a kid, near the lake.
Sketchbook Project 2013 Tissue paper and graphite.
Sketchbook pages 11-12 Lightening up. A playful, mostly linear teen-dream.
Sketchbook pages 5-6 graphite on block printing paper To smudge or not to smudge.. three schools of thought, I think.. Some are opposed to using a finger or an implement to blur and fill with graphite, feeling that it’s a muddy and lazy process. Others feel it’s the only way to modulate values. Still others …