Gothic Alice

Yes, this is 100% graphite. No inks, paints, or charcoal was used. I like to grind my graphite crayon into a sandpaper block and then brush it on using a pastel brush. The darkest parts are scrubbed in using a small hard bristle brush.  The highlights are dug back out using an electric eraser.  If you are a graphite artist, you MUST get yourself one of those! It’s a lifesaver!

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Personal Project

This project was inspired by my need to stand while drawing.

I bought myself a painter’s easel, but they don’t have anything to place your paper on if you want to draw.  I went to the paper store and bought a large piece of foam and a large piece of cardboard and fused them together with lamination glue.  Then, I just wrapped the edges in a patterned tape.

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