Posts Tagged: silverpoint drawings

Silverpoint Drawings of Landscapes

Wanderlust, Walk with Me, and Of Field and Sky are some of my most recent landscape drawings in silverpoint, all are approximately 6 x 8 inches. I’m honored that two of these images are currently being used as the banner for two Facebook groups: The Society of Metalpoint Artists, and Silverpoint / Metalpoint. “Wanderlust” “Walk… Read more »

“Twisted” silverpoint drawings

Here’s a compilation of my Twisted series of silverpoint drawings on a variety of toned grounds. The drawings are heightened with white pastel or white ink. I love how these vines and branches have grown together into beautiful natural sculptures. Next time you’re walking in the woods, look for them. Guaranteed, you’ll start noticing them… Read more »

“The Art of Silverpoint”

  Silverpoint Drawings I’ve been drawing in the Renaissance-era medium of silverpoint since the mid-1980s when I worked as an assistant to a fine woodworker, who was also a fine artist.  We would break up the work day by exploring this medium – preparing traditional silverpoint formulas with rabbit skin glue and whiting, heating the… Read more »

“Meditations on Nature”

It begins tonight! “Meditations on Nature” is a two-person exhibition about Nature. It features my beach stone paintings, silverpoint drawings of animal skulls, glass spheres, and the beautifully detailed landscape paintings of my fellow artist Michael Schweigart. I’ll also be introducing four bamboo mosaics, showing my recent explorations into the elegant world of bamboo. I’ll… Read more »