honoriartist (honoriartist) wrote,

Student drawings on toned paper

Today I gave each student a sheet of textured, toned pastel paper.
Students, used to drawing on white surfaces, were able to develop stronger lights and darks on the pre-toned pages.

Student drawing on toned paper from observational drawing Summer 2011
India ink and pastels

student drawing on toned paper.  Observational Drawing class Art Institute of Austin Summer 2011
Pencil, portfolio water-soluble oil pastels, dry pastel

Student drawing on toned paper.  Observational Drawing class.  Art Institute of Austin. Summer 2011
Dry pastel  and marker on toned paper

Student comment on today's work:

I was able to quite my left brain and focus on making an advanced drawing. - NC
Tags: observational drawing, student drawings, student work, teaching

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