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Geology class always goes better when some of your classmates are real rocks. This girl is sharing an outdoor lecture with a “rock guy” and the classic trio of Kekionga spirit rocks. Beside the obvious subjects, this drawing is … Continue reading
A continuation of yesterday’s post about the fountain pen I bought earlier this month at the farmers’ market … and about the free sample ink cartridge that came with it. Regular readers know that I am not a big fan … Continue reading
Some finished sketchbook drawings from the new farmers’ market pen. You may recall that this interesting pen (introduced here, with photographs in the following post) came with a sample cartridge of Private Reserve brand Ebony Green ink. Now, I don’t … Continue reading
Wait. This drawing of three young girls, maybe sisters (or cousins, like you meet in so many old children’s stories), with their “Magical Items” seems to have nothing to do with either everyone’s least favorite horrible-rash-inducing plant and/or our national … Continue reading
Here’s the finished drawing. I never put a title on it (there’s not really a good space to letter it in), but I think of it as “The Lifeguard Stand”. Because no matter how much upholstery I put on it, … Continue reading
There comes a time in the development of any drawing that you have to face facts. In the case of this drawing, the fact is that the tall chair that the woman is sitting in looks entirely too much like … Continue reading
This is my favorite stage in the drawing of the day process: erasing out the pencil. Up till now, the whites have been mostly theoretical– they’re the parts of the drawing that aren’t blackened with ink, but they’re pretty grey … Continue reading
As you saw in the previous post, a typical drawing of the day like the one we’re analyzing here is pretty much an automatic drawing. The first rough was random shapes that suggest figures, the second a drawing that established … Continue reading
Just for fun, I decided to document the progress of a drawing of the day in phone camera shots. First, the pencil stage: the first rough, and tight pencils ready to ink.