3D Illusion Pastel Drawing

This is the finished drawing that I have been working on. I wanted to create a trompe l’oeil drawing-within-a-drawing. Trompe l’oeil is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery used to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects...

New Pastel Drawing

This is the start of a new drawing I am working on. What drawing? You don’t see anything? This was a funny story. My studio space is right next to my husband’s computer station in our combined office. So I was working away at the drawing for a couple of...

Painting vs. Drawing

Some artists have said that oil painting is like drawing with a brush. Indeed, one can do a “sketch” or drawing executed in oil. Some artists, including myself, start their paintings with a drawing done in charcoal or thinned down oil paint. I don’t think it is...