Author Archives: rtsallie
Continuous Line Dragon
I love dragons.
The light blue on the shirt is Prismacolor Nupastel. The rest is Prismacolor Art Stix.
Fast Slow Self-Portraits
The fast / slow progress is two drawings done one on top of the other. The first is done quickly in color with large strokes. The second is done in ink for an hour with lots of details. My Fasts were done in about a minute with yellow liquid watercolor. My slows were about 10Continue reading “Fast Slow Self-Portraits”
I am always available and free to model. I can not complain about the results or the process. I can chart my progress over time. Maybe one day one drawing will look like me. I can experiment with different techniques and mediums. There is a theory that I will get much better at other people’sContinue reading “Why Self-portraits?”
7 Objects 7 way
I saw in Artist Jane LaFazio’s sketchbook a page where she drew a grid with 8 or 10 “different” object — each one in a different medium. I did a 7 objects 7 ways grid using the same fake pear each time. Here is my model. Learn more about Jane LaFazio at http://janelafazio.com/about/
Brush Pen Practice
Color Pencil Fruit
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Continuous line quick self portraits These 2 to 5 minute drawings look nothing like me. I sit in front of the mirror, pick a starting point and —once I start drawing — I don’t lift my pen. I look at my face and draw the outlines of the shapes that I see to train myContinue reading “Self Portraits”