Tag Archives: cross-hatching

English Roses

At long last. The seemingly unending rose study is finally finished. Drawn on Strathmore 400 80lb. smooth surface drawing paper, 005Micron and XS Black PITT Artist Pens.  Size: 9″ X 6.5″ As always, I learned tons.  Not sure what might … Continue reading

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(still unending) rose study 5

Finally, the seasonal job has ended, and I’m back at the drawing table. After a 9 month absence/hiatus, I just may be closing in on a finish for this study.  Hopefully. There is rather more hatching than I originally intended, … Continue reading

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(unending) rose study 4

I always come to a point during a marathon drawing, when I seriously question whether to continue to press on… or not.  That point has been reached. I think I need a break.  Maybe fresh eyes in a few days … Continue reading

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Farragut schoolhouse

Stopping now before I do something dumb overwork it.  Normally, I would put it away for a few days then go back and tweak some more.  But not this time; it’s being delivered over the weekend. Overall, I’m OK with … Continue reading

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almost there

It still needs some tweaking here and there…  the large tree needs a wee bit of darkening and a couple of the thicker limbs need to be extended upward somewhat, the roof needs a bit of darkening in places, I … Continue reading

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in need of trees

It’s coming along…  I’m anxious to work on the trees and some other non-man-made stuff.  The season is late fall or very early spring…, so no leaves (Yes, I chickened out.)  After that, my plan is to come back to … Continue reading

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that block thing

This is one of those posts where you get to see behind the curtain a bit.  It’s not pretty.  Or inspiring.  In fact, I’ll probably wind up sounding… well… ‘certifiable’ to some of you, but I’m going to write it … Continue reading

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