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Materials
• Good quality drawing paper such as Chanson Drawing paper 220gsm “C” à grain. This paper is a fine tooth white paper for drawing in pencil, charcoal, chalk, ink wash and poster colour. For this drawing I have used an A3 sheet.• Tracing paper or a li
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Artist’s Hints And Tips
• It is best to print the photograph horizontally flipped so that when you trace the portrait and place it on the paper it is viewed the same as the original photograph. Also print out a smaller copy of the photograph so you can use it as reference w
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‘Mint’
I’ll paint on basically anything, so this experiment with ink on a .5 x 1.2 metre piece of unprimed coverboard (ply) became a ‘canvas’ for my painting. I planned to be able to use the existing marks to the painting’s advantage, and to also let the na