Drawing is making love

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. [...]

By |May 7th, 2018|Categories: Art Info, Drawing, Pen and Ink, Pencil|3 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Acrylic, Art Info, Drawing, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Pencil|6 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: Drawing, Pen and Ink, Pencil|1 Comment

Pastels. What Pastels should I buy?

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 [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Pastel|3 Comments

Oil painting, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Watercolor, Pencil drawing. What should I draw?

Often a beginner will ask me what should I draw? How would I know is my answer. How would I know what you feel, what moves you, what you wish to express? If you were writing poetry, would you ask me what you should write? The [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Categories: Art Info, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Watercolor|2 Comments