My Adventures In Art

My Portraiture Class Changed (For The Worse)

Acrylic portrait with burnt sienna, blue and white

I tried a portraiture class after my first drawing class, I wasn’t really interested before but I thought I’d give it a go. I enjoyed it much to my surprise. So I did two terms. I was looking forward to the third term but when I arrived for the first class everything had changed, and […]

Challenge: creating tone with cross-hatching

9 examples of me practicing crosshatching

I really like using pen and ink to create pictures. Cross hatching is a very useful tool to help build up those images. Using hatching and cross hatching you can build different tone values and you can use those tones to build a picture. So I decided to set myself the challenge of doing 9 drawings […]