Tag Archives: coloured pencil

Another Drop Cap and Calligraphy

This was for a birthday card so I’m not showing the calligraphy for reasons of privacy. After drawing this and inking it in my softcover Zeta sketchbook, I scanned it and took it into Pixelmator and added 3 borders in … Continue reading

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Week 52: Mop

Oh yes, it’s taken me a year to finish up the Sketch 52 project for 2015. Finish I did though, throughout a major cross-country move and a major house renovation and seemingly endless governmental paperwork. I just had to finish … Continue reading

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Week 51: Flatware

I am still struggling with a shoulder impingement and tendinitis, but I only have one more sketch to catch up on and I can start my next project in the new year. Materials I used: Staedtler 2H Pencil Faber-Castell 2B … Continue reading

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Week 50: Kiosk

Only two more to go and I’m caught up on last years’s sketching project. I’m still not getting my architectural elements right. I bought a new book on sketching architecture by Liz Steel (of Urban Sketching fame), and Liz is … Continue reading

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Week 49: Shield

I used two shield-related things for this, a shield shape and a sketch of the Canadian Shield which is a rock formation that covers the Eastern part of Canada. I grew up boating on Georgian Bay and this sort of … Continue reading

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Week 48: Cubism

This is Pinky, one of my cat figurines. Pinky recently read about Picasso and other Cubists and became quite enthralled with the possibilities. He has never been the same. This points out the danger in having literate cat figurines: they … Continue reading

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Week 46: Periscope

Trevor was a bit alarmed here… Materials I used: Staedtler 2H pencil Van Gogh watercolours Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer watercolour pencils Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils

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