Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Illustration Friday - savour

I liked this week's topic, and I decided to try something different. I wanted to use different mediums to draw the same scene. I tried vine charcoal, graphite, pen, and ink. The results were terrible. Very dissapointing.

I then tried to draw the scene using an eyedropper. A picnic on a warm summer day, a good book, a bottle of wine and good food to savour ...

I added a bit o color to see the difference:

I think I still like the first one better.

Then, I taped the brush handle to another brush. The resulting tool had a handle of about 1.5 ft. and the resulting picnic scene is this:
 I might keep practicing drawing with the eyedropper and the long-handle brush, the results are interesting ...