Sketching The Stones

I’ve been trying to use more carbon is my sketches and so I tried, Royal Sovereign Wolff’s Carbon (2B) for a couple of sketches. They’re quite nice to use but hard to get a scan of the finished piece that looks anything like the original 😉 I also tried out the Derwent Artists Sketching Pencil (Midnight) for one of the sketches which was also nice to use but I found it a little waxy. Anyway, the first and the third sketch were made using the Wolff’s Carbon pencil and the…

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Time for a dragon (I)

I’m starting on a few days/weeks of drawing and painting dragons; I like dragons, well as long as they’re not sitting in the garden trying to burn down the house. Anyway, I’ve read the required manual on dragon creation (Forging Dragons, by John Howe) and I have scribbled in the margin of a few pages so I am fully prepared for dragon creation 🙂 There are a couple of reasons that I want to paint my dragon, first of all there is the theme of the month to work on…

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