Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing. The art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner. Hand Lettering is the ‘art of drawing letters’, making it a much more flexible and accessible art form. My hand writing and hand lettering is awful.
One of the assignments for the Seeing class at the online Sketchbook School was to draw an object with a pen the same color as the object. This persimmon was a great model.
Have you ever really looked at a piece of toast?
My Fasts were done in about a minute with turquoise Blicks liquid watercolor. My slows were about 15 minutes with a black paper mate flair pen.
I love dragons.
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?”