Bargue Drawing practice – 12/12/16


Bargue Drawing – 12/12/16
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18×24″ –  charcoal on newsprint
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Tried something a little different today. Went larger than usual. My standard sketch book is 9×12″, but I wanted to try my hand at a larger page, so I got out the 18×24″ newsprint. And left the graphite pencils in the box and pulled out my box of charcoal. One of the things I figured out is that charcoal doesn’t blend on newsprint too easily, when rubbing with my finger. Then I made another discovery. It blends wonderfully if I use a stiff, bristle brush as my blending tool. I’m going to have to do more of these.

One other thing I’m discovering is how much I enjoy doing these Bargue drawings.

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