Category Archives: Graphite Pencil

Tip: The Importance of Dark Strokes Against a White Substrate

I’ve always been impressed by the fresh and crisp look of a well executed pen and ink. Artist who  master this type of art, whether they use crosshatching, dots, horizontal or vertical, continuous line or curved strokes, or a combination … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Art of Drawing

“To become a professional artist requires training. Training begins in the simplest way: that is by learning to draw“~Robert Fawcett I find no difficulty in drawing except insofar as it constantly challenges my limits, mental perception and interests. That which … Continue reading

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