Drawing Black

28 Nov


It’s hard, drawing black. Very hard. Sparta Puss is tortoiseshell so there are a few lighter bits on her. It was even harder to draw my late, great kitteh, Bola, who was as black as a panther. It’s all down to the marks you make, varying them to delineate the different areas of the subject.

I used a Faber Castell Pitt drawing pen size S into my A5 Tate Gallery sketchbook. The model is my small cat, Sparta.

2 Responses to “Drawing Black”

  1. jhv57 November 29, 2014 at 03:50 #

    There’s a little bit of trickery to it!

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