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Drawing is making love

By |2019-02-26T19:11:45+00:00May 7th, 2018|Art Info, Drawing, Pen and Ink, Pencil|

Drawing is an intimate caress filled with love. You are not copying, you are not tracing, you are gently exploring possibilities. Your pencil touch is light, it is an extension of your feelings, may they be of love, passion or anger. You are conveying the intangible. You are on a voyage of discovery. Your feelings [...]

Oil painting, Acrylics, Pastel, Drawing, Pen and Ink. How I create a work a drawing or a painting, from beginning to end.

By |2019-02-26T19:11:45+00:00February 8th, 2018|Acrylic, Art Info, Drawing, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Pencil|

It start with a thought or an image, although these words seems too precise, an ephemeral vision often brought by an emotion that I wish to capture and further address. It lasts but a second and leaves no details just the fleeting remains of an image that simply wishes to be held. This conscious initial [...]

2B or not 2B? Drawing with Pencil or Pen and Ink.

By |2019-02-26T19:11:45+00:00January 12th, 2018|Drawing, Pen and Ink, Pencil|

Let your first pencil lines be strong, graceful and light. You are not tracing or trying to get it right the first time. Your first lines are simply exploratory. You are creating, doing at this moment what no one has ever done before you. Do not hesitate or draw the line in segments. Instead, let [...]

Pastels. What Pastels should I buy?

By |2019-02-26T19:11:45+00:00December 6th, 2017|Pastel|

Pastel (soft pastel) is a dry medium that has been in use since the Renaissance and became popular in the 18th century. Pastel is the most lightfast of all mediums. Painters like Quentin de La Tour, Whistler, Degas, Manet and Georgia O’Keefe produced many works in pastel that are as brilliant today as the day [...]