Mixed Media

by Charles Ritchie, www.charlesritchie.com 
Early Evening
2007–2011, watercolor, graphite, and Conté, 4 x 6.

Charles Ritchie Online Gallery

Charles Ritchie, one of the featured artists in the spring 2013 issue of Drawing, has spent decades creating a vast, fascinating, and reflective body of work centered around his home, studio, and neighborhood in Maryland. Many of his works include writing detailing the artist’s dreams, thoughts, and daily life. Here, enjoy a few more...

Colored Pencil Explorations by Janie Gildow

How to Use Water-Soluble Colored Pencils

Water-soluble colored pencils are a wonderful tool for easy and colorful backgrounds. In this demonstration of a yellow lily, artist Kristy A. Kutch shows us how to combine colored pencil techniques with an old tooth brush and masking film to create rich, simple backgrounds for our flower subjects. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- How to Draw a Lily...