4 Essentials for Drawing

Techniques include drawing with fingers or charcoal, applying pigment with ‘brushes’ made of hair or moss, and blowing the pigment on a stencil …with, for instance, a hollow bone.

John Singer Sargent and Carrara marble

I was on a train this summer rumbling past Carrara, Italy, and saw these huge blocks of marble. I couldn’t resist taking a couple of photos from the train window. Seeing these awkwardly stacked massive cubes of marble and knowing that this is same place where Michelangelo got his chunk of marble for David, and […]