A little departure from my usual botanical theme…. tail feathers. Graphite drawing on Bristol smooth paper, 19″ x 24″ The process: It took many hours and an unusual amount of patience to finish this drawing, but I am happy with … Continue reading
© 2014 Eva-Maria Ruhl The drawings Nest Egg Bird are small, 4″ x 4″. I mounted them on 5″ x 5″ boards. They make a cheerful trio, just right for a small vertical space.
Three 5″ x 5″ panels may be small, but I love the statement they make together. One of my favorite subjects, Tulips!
I started out with one rose, the top middle one (see post below: Rose) and now the collection has grown to six individual panels, two 6″ x 6″, two 5″ x 5″ and two 7″ x 5″. scans above – … Continue reading
For these pebble drawings I used both pencil and graphite dust on 5″ x 7″ panels by Ampersant. Each panel is sprayed with protective fixative, so the graphite will never smudge and the drawings are UV protected. The scans … Continue reading
One in every coat pocket, smooth and round. My mother collected small stones on beaches, in parks, in gardens. Some are from Paris, some from New Hampshire and some from Washington. An international collection. She rubbed them between her fingers … Continue reading
Drawing nests has been meditative, relaxing and a fun distraction during the last few weeks, while Washington weather has kept me indoors, but I have reached the end of my rope. After four nests I can say I have gotten … Continue reading
I had Yupo paper(synthetic, very slick paper) left over in my studio from absolutely abysmal attempts of free spirited watercolor painting. I like control and detail, so I quickly gave up on this departure from my usual style. After several … Continue reading
Daffodils, crocus and snowdrops are blooming, as well as my hellebore. In anticipation of Spring, I am checking out the buds on the trees. One maple in the neighborhood has huge red buds that seem to be a feast for … Continue reading