Old Masters Academy

Posts Tagged "drawing with sanguine"

Video Lesson: How to draw with sanguine. Sanguine technique.

Part 2  The beginning of this article  The technique used is quite laborious, involving small circular or oval strokes with a sanguine pencil. If you have ever worked in lithography, you may notice that drawing with wax sanguine on the paper and using a lithography pencil on the lithography stone gives the same feeling of the surface. This is because the viscosity of pencils and the circular movements are similar, whether working in wax sanguine or doing lithography. The circular pencil movements are best suited for when the surface needs to be evenly filled in. The pressure of the sanguine pencil should be varied. The more gentle the pressure, the lighter the result. In the shadow places, more pressure should be applied. Layer…

Read More

Video Lesson: drawing with sanguine. Sanguine technique.

Join the Club to view this Video Lesson » Part 1 This Video Lesson presents the drawing with sanguine. It demonstrates how to capture effects of light and shadow on a drawing of antique bas-relief sculpture. How to use sanguine and white chalk on toned paper. This exercise of sanguine drawingwill improve your drawing experience and skills of depicting 3-demensional objects on flat surface of toned paper. In this video we are going to make a study of a fragment of the Parthenon sculpture in sanguine technique. We begin with transferring the drawing outline and finish with the white chalk highlighting. For the Parthenon sculpture study we have chosen a good quality, unevenly tinted thick paper, which is very similar…

Read More