Still life

This is our setup for still life drawings. I don’t have a photo of my final assignment, but will post later. It is really hard to draw from life!

We must use a method called sfumato… a smokey, hazy border rather than harsh lines. I haven’t mastered it yet, but you need a very light pencil to start it.

Cute kitties

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Saw these kitties on twitter and just had to try drawing them. I used a Sketch And Wash pencil and a water pen. This was a nice challenge on values and no colour. I may eventually add colour but I’ll leave it for now. I sent it to the owner.