Far From the Fresh Air Farm by William Glackens, 1911, gouache and crayon on paper, 24 1/2 x 16 1/2. Collection the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During this time of the year, as acts of generosity and appreciation abound, I’m drawn to the works of the painters and draftsmen of the Ashcan...
The highlight of this drawing is marked HL, in the brightest part of the image . Highlights and shadows In painting light theory, highlights are the brightest part of the artwork. They are usually added toward the end of the artwork’s completion, since whites can be easily muddied.
During a recent plein air workshop in Southern France, Judith Carducci helped students who worked with pen-and-ink, pastel, watercolor, and oil colors. The unifying themes of the 10-day class were that drawing basics are a foundation of all media and working from life would benefit every participant...
The Drawing Blog
11 Sep 2008
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David Jon Kassan discusses Sam Ivie's Cellini Revisited. Cellini Revisited by Sam Ivie, 2000, colored pencil drawing, 8 x 10. Collection the artist. Looking at Drawings: Cellini Revisited by Sam Ivie by David Jon Kassan In this small colored pencil drawing, Dallas artist Sam Ivie mixed photorealistic...