Tag: Drawing

William Kentridge: Shape-shifting charcoals

Renowned South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won the prestigious Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top art honour. What’s remarkable about his works are that they’re “as beautifully drawn as a Rembrandt, but they also come to life,” […]

East Coast Charcoal

New Brunswick artist Natasha Miller’s East Coast art is a refreshing combination of charcoal and primary colours. She creates black and white silhouette seascapes and landscapes using homemade maple charcoal from her mobile Italian wood fired pizza oven and acrylic paint used for the fine details.

Urban Sketchers

The Urban Sketchers cooperative hosts fascinating works by sketchers all over the world, often with back stories told in the artist’s comments. Here is a typical selection, with links to each original narrative.

Group Project: An Endless Book

Natalie Ratkovski, a favorite illustrator and sketcher, oversees “An Endless Book,” her inspired group project for 2014.  It calls for one newly illustrated page/spread a week with the pages continued seamlessly so the illustration never stops.