Tag Archives: Black And White

Some New Stuff

Hello again, poor neglected blog.  It is official, I’m an art student….again. I’ve had a bit of a shock to my system;this college actually gives you stuff to do, and lots of it!  We get live briefs, studio units, visual recording (drawing, painting from life) computers in art and design, AS photography (almost as much […]

Laid Back

This is VERY different to my usual work. I got bored watching TV last night so I started sketching some random things 😀 I sketched this guy really quick with an hb pencil. I used a cocktail stick dipped in ink to draw loosely over the pencil lines, then did some quick blocking in and […]

Izu the lion.

Well, I’m in the mood for big cats again today.  I was given permission to draw this handsome lion, Izu, by  the young and accomplished teen photographer Charles. His photography can be found here- http://www.flickr.com/photos/charlessf/ I spent the entirety of this morning  drawing this.  The foreshortening was quite challenging, but I think I pulled it off. Izu’s mane […]

Small swan study in acrylic and ink.

Just thought I’d post this small study I did this afternoon, another swan from the nature reserve.  I did this one in acrylic white paint, adding shadows with diluted ink. I’m thinking about doing a large graphite and carbon drawing of this..