As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am taking an intermediate drawing class at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. The class is taught by Jeff Nesbit. To prepare for the final project on identity, I completed ten 6 inch by 6 inch self portraits using soft pastels.
I have 30 years of charcoal and graphite that I have purchased and did not use.
As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am auditing art classes at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, taught by Jeff Nesbit. I layered water soluble graphite, purple watercolor paint and gesso to make a ground. A ground, short for background, is a base used to prepare a support for drawing or aContinue reading “Hands and Heads”
As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am taking an intermediate drawing class at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. The class is taught by Jeff Nesbit. I drew a pear multiple times in 2019 using different mediums.
“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.” — Bob Ross
Toothbrush drawing was inspired by Danny Gregory’s Draw With Me video below.
I was on the road visiting family with only a 5 by 8 inch XL mix media sketchbook book and a pen. I drew cartoon animals and Christmas tree. I pledged to draw at least 15 minutes everyday. I added the color today to the tree and animals.
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 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/