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Metalpoint drawing from Eric Black

Metalpoint drawing from Eric Black

Gold- and Silver-point

I started teaching myself metal point drawing in the year 2000. Of course with no classes to take it was all teach myself. I did find that for support I used liquid white gesso with zinc oxide, then thinned it out and used an airbrush to apply the support to my board or paper. The airbrush gives a much smoother surface than any brush I ever found (no sanding). Put on 10-12 coats of the diluted mixture and it works fine…

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Drawing Academy review by Pragya Bhatnagar

Drawing Academy review by Pragya Bhatnagar

Thank you

I would like to thank Drawing academy tutors for this wonderful course and for their help and advise which I needed time to time.

I am professionally qualified as a textile designer. I have been drawing and painting for a long time, however, I never learned fine arts form any traditional institute until I came across the Drawing academy course

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Drawing Academy review by Ronnie Rayner Larter

Drawing Academy review by Ronnie Rayner Larter

The Appeal of Hatching

The main attraction for me about enrolling with the Drawing Academy is because of the old master techniques that are taught, which cannot be found in any mainstream art school. My drawing skills were quite good before I enrolled with the Drawing Academy and most of my shading, especially with graphite pencil, was rendered by smudging to obtain smooth tones, which was my main fall-down.

During the Drawing Academy course I had learnt one vital piece of information, not to smudge graphite…

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