prepping plastilina and copper wire to create a model of the spine
I had a hunch about using lithographic crayon with ink in a way similar to vine with compressed charcoal. An early attempt but I already like how the two pair together.
ome find hands and faces challenging. For me, it was always feet and knees…
Last week on a dark and rainy morning I took a small dish of leftover water I had soaked the ti of a lovely Prussian blue crayon. I opened my sketchbook to a blank spread, held the dish of bright blue water above it and let it spill out across the two pages.
I think I was introduced to watercolor crayons through Daniela Brambilla’s fantastic book Human Figure Drawing: Drawing Gestures, Postures and Movements. Influenced in large part by Kimon Nicolaides she encourages jumping into a wide range of materials when drawing. The watercolor crayon is a favorite of her’s as she recommends wetting a blunt tip andContinue reading “Wet Gestures with Watercolor Crayons”