Rose – graphite

I’m working on a sketch of a rose – once again from a photo. Best to work from life, I realize, but in terms of practicing shading/colored pencil work the photos are useful tools for me (especially with toddler interruptions!) The graphite rendering below is rough, but I want to use it as a startingContinue reading “Rose – graphite”

Graphite or pen and ink? New dog portrait

I’m working on a new dog portrait. This one is of a beautiful, fluffy dog with long, white hair. I’ve done a rough sketch in graphite, but am unsure if the final will be in graphite or pen and ink. I am planning to do some work in both mediums to see what looks best.Continue reading “Graphite or pen and ink? New dog portrait”