Artist's Drawing and Inspiration

The Cave of the Nymphs

MATERIALS

• Paper – Saunders-Waterford 200 lb, Hot Pressed, High White, Watercolour Paper.

• Coloured pencils – I always use various coloured pencil brands. In this particular drawing I used: – Faber-Castell – Albrecht Dürer – Prismacolor: – Van Gogh – Royal Talens: – Inktense – Derwent: – Colorsoft – Derwent:

• White Chalk Pastel

• Derwent Blender

• Derwent Burnisher

• Eraser (preferably pencil eraser for detail)

• Sharpener

• Fixative with UV Filter

To drawing I the location several times and did lots of sketches. The time I prefered to do that was when the sun was directly overhead and the rays stroke the water. As I couldn’t be there physically all the time required to finish the drawing, I also took photographs in order to capture the rapidly changing light.

Generally I work from

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