Day One: Shades of Grey

30 Days of Get Your Ar On

Day One of 30 Days of Get Your Art On sees me experimenting with shades of grey. No, not Fifty Shades of Grey but the six shades of grey in my new Faber Castell pen set:

shades of grey

I have also been experimenting with producing different values using shading techniques:

wheres the value in that

And yesterday, I drew my embroidery scissors for EDM Challenge #105 Draw Your Scissors:

EDM #105 Draw some scissors

Maybe not the most colourful start to the challenge, but some productive experimenting nonetheless!

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10 thoughts on “Day One: Shades of Grey

  1. Allie says:

    Well done! You’re making me want to get out my drawing book!

  2. Jane A says:

    Great to see the different shading techniques, and to see your scissors too – I tried that challenge, and I managed not to fit mine one the page 🙂 Wonderful drawings, and I love your annotations too.

  3. clareclare says:

    Just lost my comment to you so I am trying again. Great studies in shading values and I Love pontilism and pebblyism, (my word, 🙂 Oh and The handles on your sissors are Beautiful.

  4. dawnsrays says:

    Not so 50 shades, Ha! love it. this is a nice piece to have for reference. Nice start to the 30 days.

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