Pencil Sketch – Decaying Pepper

Originally posted on GemmaSchiebeFineArt:
I have been drawing mouldy foods in my spare time, to improve my drawing skill and to keep myself in touch with what decay can look like. Below is a drawing of a decaying pepper that I drew with a mechanical pencil. I really focussed on tone and shading to capture…

A Page From the Sketchbook: Mom’s Plant

Originally posted on Micah Richardson:
Ink and colored pencil I started this drawing about a week ago and decided to work on it a bit more today. I added more detail – thickening up the lines here and there. I also pulled out the ol’ colored pencils. This is pretty unusual for me, but after being…

Superheroes

Originally posted on Picturing England:
It took me a few visits (and the keen eyes of a friend) to realise what this very clever mural by Satone was of… Can you see it?

Think differently: Life Drawing with Derek Boshier

Most readily known for his Pop art, painter Derek Boshier has worked in many media, and continues practice as primarily a narrative figurative painter. Now living in Los Angeles, Boshier experienced the rigour of training on the National Diploma in Design, and then as a graduate student at RCA. Boshier has exhibited his work—as well as taught extensively…

Verbal Communication and Visual Language with Bill Woodrow

Bill Woodrow has dedicated the past four decades to rethinking themes of intersections and transformations. His work has examined the uneasy relationships between humans and the natural world, as well as the destabilized balance of history and contemporary events. Since his student days at St Martin’s School of Art and his first show in 1972 at…

Life Drawing with Christopher Le Brun

Christopher Le Brun is a painter, sculptor, and printmaker. A graduate of the Slade and Chelsea Schools of art, his work makes patent his strong attachment to the imagery and emotional address of Romanticism and Symbolism. A founding trustee of the Prince’s Drawing School, in 2000 he became the Royal Academy’s Professor of Drawing, and…