We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
IT
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Italy version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Artist > Nov-17 > Glorious graphite

Glorious graphite

Rob Parker enjoys the versatility and liberating experience of using graphite, and that finds that the medium enables him to combine mood with accuracy. He urges you to try it for yourself

Winter Tree by the Swale, graphite,

161⁄4x231⁄2in (41.5x59.5cm)

There is some dispute about the term graphite. Some pencil drawing is now modishly labelled graphite, which is technically an accurate term as a pencil does have a slim stick of graphite inside a wooden casing, but the drawing tends to be a precise art.

Using pure graphite feels very different. Even if you use a soft pencil, pure graphite is more robust, more versatile, it’s the difference between applying paint with a brush and a palette knife.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Artist - Nov-17
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - Nov-17
€5,49
Or 549 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 2,61 per issue
SAVE
52%
€33,99
Or 3399 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only € 3,22 per issue
SAVE
36%
€3,49
Or 349 points

View Issues

About The Artist

Welcome to our November issue in which our highly talented, experienced artist-tutors challenge you to re-think your approach to complementary colours in watercolour, draw a sight-size self-portrait, capture an autumnal scene in watercolour, dramatise your skies, try graphite techniques, use negative spaces to your advantage, paint a light-filled interior in impressionistic style and master perspective for successful coastal scenes. And that's just for starters! Artist-judge in BBC1's The Big Painting Challenge, Lachlan Goudie, shares his experiences of painting Scotland's shipyards ahead of his forthcoming exhibition, Nick Poullis offers tips on setting up your own gallery, Julie Collins advises on colour choices for yellow, Michele Del Campo test reports Winsor & Newton's Artists' Oil Colours, including his top tips for oils painters, and Peter Burgess takes a practical look at materials for painting and how best to store them. Enjoy another inspirational issue packed with ideas and advice for all artists!
Modalità di pagamento Pocketmags Payment Types
A Pocketmags si ottiene Fatturazione sicura Ultime offerte HTML Reader Regali Loyalty Points