Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ lavender-gray prepared paper That gang of cotton balls is back, this time as a silverpoint on prepared paper. (See “Soft Sell” the painting – about three posts back.) Did you know that silverpoint pre-dates the pencil as a drawing medium and reached its height during the Renaissance? This drawing was done with… Read more »
Original Silverpoint Drawing
Silverpoint Drawing 3.5×4″ green-gray prepared paper Silverpoint pre-dates the pencil as a drawing medium and reached its height during the Renaissance, though some of the earliest drawings date to the 12th century. The artist draws with a silver stylus on a coated surface; the lines deposited are actually silver and will tarnish over time to… Read more »
Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ green-gray prepared paper This drawing is created with a silver stylus on a specially coated surface – a Renaissance-era medium known as silverpoint. I prepared the paper with a green-gray tone and added white charcoal highlights. Silverpoint will tarnish to a metallic sepia tone over time. To learn more about it, and… Read more »
Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-blue prepared panel This was drawn with a silver stylus on a gray-blue toned surface. As silver tarnishes, so will a silverpoint tarnish to a warm metallic tone. To learn more about this Renaissance-era drawing medium (that pre-dates the pencil) visit my website. Please email me if you are interested in purchasing… Read more »
Silverpoint Drawing 5.5×7.5″ lavender-gray prepared paper Timeless and endless. There is no end in sight to the beach stone compositions! That’s me behind the scenes, reflected in the shiny black ball. This silverpoint drawing is on lavender-gray prepared paper. Those of you visiting The Art Fly blog may have noticed the various tints I use… Read more »
Silverpoint Drawing 5.25×17″ gray-blue prepared panel This is an accompaniment to a painted piece by the same name Harmony, which I created a few years back. I love the very different shapes and textures of these elements. Please email me if you are interested in this silverpoint.
Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ lavender-gray prepared paper A gem of a beach stone! I discovered this beauty in Block Island, RI and it is one of the many individuals that will make future appearances in the paintings and silverpoints on this blog. Please email me if you are interested in this silverpoint.
Silverpoint Drawing 6×9″ green-gray prepared paper This is the very first post in my blog: The Art Fly Daily Paintings and Silverpoint Drawings by Norine Kevolic. I’m new at blogging, and learning as I go so it would be great to have friends on the journey! In my compositions I love using elements from Nature… Read more »