The Art Fly

“Sphere with Pin-stripes”

Posted on by Norine

Silverpoint Drawing
4.5×5″ prepared paper

This is drawn with a rod of silver on specially prepared fine art paper. Silverpoint pre-dates the graphite pencil as a drawing medium and was used extensively in the Renaissance era. With time the silver lines tarnish to their characteristic sepia tone.

See my website > silverpoint category for a look at my home-made silverpoint drawing tools and box.

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