art collab 4.5.2016

art collab 4.5.2016

For the past several weeks, I've been working on a collaborative piece with my son, Peter Imsland Evans. Working with someone else on an artwork has been a long-held wish for me, so I was delighted that my son agreed to this project! It's drawn on medium-weight drawing paper, and media includes pencil, colored pencil, [...]

color 11.11.2014

color 11.11.2014

Starting to play with color. Colored pencils are frustrating - I can't get the color intensity I'd like, plus it's often difficult to get a sharpness to a line. But they are good to play around with briefly after a pencil sketch, just to get an idea of how color would work. I'm pushing myself [...]

lines 10.22.14

lines 10.22.14

I'm not too happy with any of my drawings from the past week. So I'll post the drawing I think is the most interesting. The drawing prompt was "negative space." After I drew the leaves of one of my houseplants, I outlined the negative space and then added lines to those outlined areas. Although I [...]

a pattern 10.7.14

a pattern 10.7.14

Today's drawing assignment for the 31 Days of Playful drawing was "pattern." I've drawn for 7 straight days, and am working and practicing to make drawing a pattern. My hand already feels looser. My mind freer. My satisfaction higher. This is my favorite drawing of the week, a bicycle. On another note, I've added one [...]