Squeak 4

2019-01-24 squeak 4 water-soluble graphite

Squeak 4, 8 x 6 water-soluble graphite

This is a water-soluble graphite sketch of Squeak.  So it’s like sketching with regular pencils, but with these special ones (from Derwent), somehow the graphite will move around with water.  This is the first sort of finished sketch I’ve done with these, so I’m not sure of the technique.  I did discover that I could use one of them as sort of an ink stick, dabbing it with my wet brush and then painting with it.  I used “charcoal white” for the whiskers and eye spot.

 

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