Online Drawing Four Still Life Examples

Lesson One  Thick and thin contour line drawing of tools, white objects, fruit or vegetables, (hammers, screwdrivers, or wrenches, garlic, peppers, citrus fruit, avocado (choose veggies with pits or seeds and cut them to reveal what is inside) or white objects. This is easier if the subject matter is lit from one side. Use ebony pencil, and 2B pencil, pink pearl eraser on white sketch paper.

Lesson Two Contour and cross contour drawing of hands lit from one side, using ebony pencil, and 2B pencil, pink pearl eraser on white sketch paper.

Lesson Three Value study of transparent glass, using white pastel pencil and chunks, pearl and kneaded eraser and pencil sharpener on black pastel paper (half sheet).

Lesson Four Value study of colorful (or black and white) drapery folds, in Alphacolor pastels (chunks) and pastel pencils, pink pearl, and kneaded eraser and pencil sharpener on white sketch paper.

Lesson Five  Larger than life drawings of flowers, fruit, veggies (cropped) in pastel, using Alphacolor color pastel chunks, and pastel pencils, (or black and white pastels/pastel pencils) on white sketch paper.

Lesson Six  Value studies of eggs or other simple white objects using white pastel pencil and chunks, pearl and kneaded eraser and pencil sharpener on black pastel paper (half sheet).