Sketching Tool

MysoreMkt1.JPGEnglish artist Felicity House, featured in the October 2009 issue, works “across a wide spectrum of subjects—from figures to still life, to interiors and landscapes,” she says, but her pastel painting method is always the same: The artist prefers to paint on location, which requires quick preliminary sketches. For this, her go-to tool is a sharpened Popsicle stick dipped in India ink. Click here to find out why and to see some of House’s sketches of an Indian market (one of them pictured here).

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