Anyone who has seen a chalk drawing knows that when the artist finishes his picture, he turns on a black light and a previously “invisible” picture appears. But how does the artist get the picture up there? The “secret” is invisible fluorescent chalk, and in today’s video tip, STL chalk artist Jim Pence demonstrates how […]
The most important part of a chalk artist’s toolkit is the chalk. In today’s video tip, STL chalk artist Jim Pence explains why chalk artists use “lecturer’s chalk” and demonstrates the different colors of regular and fluorescent chalk. See the Light Video Tip: Lecturer’s Chalk from James Pence on Vimeo.
On Tuesday we learned how to do a blind contour drawing. If you’ve had a chance to practice it–and I hope you have–you probably experienced more than a little frustration. After all, when we draw we want to be pleased with the results. But that’s not easy with blind contour drawing. In fact, more often […]