Posts Tagged: Renaissance drawing method

“Venus Comb”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-blue prepared paper This seashell was drawn with a silver stylus – a drawing medium known as silverpoint, which pre-dates the pencil. This was used extensively during the Renaissance era, though some of the earliest silverpoints date back to the 12th century. I prepared the paper with a gray-blue tone and heightened… Read more »