Posts Tagged: bell

“Fallen Bell”

Silverpoint Drawing 4×6″ gray-green prepared paper 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 a silver stylus on paper that I prepared with a gray-green tone and heightened with white charcoal. The silver lines will tarnish over time to… Read more »

“Bell”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×5″ gray-green prepared paper 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 a silver stylus; I prepared the paper with a gray-green tone, and heightened the drawing with white charcoal. The lines are actually silver and will… Read more »

“Single Bell”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-greenprepared paper Lots of drawing lately – of bells and whistles! I love the negative space of these objects, the dark hollow…more to come. “Single Bell” was drawn with a silver stylus – a drawing medium known as silverpoint, which pre-dates the pencil. This technique was used extensively during the Renaissance era,… Read more »