Robert A. Sloan, author of Raven Dance (robertsloan2) wrote in artsomofo,
Robert A. Sloan, author of Raven Dance

Day Eight Art and Article

Today was a biggie. Instead of doing a simple little drawing, I worked larger and used pastels. Instead of taking the easy way out, I used white paper and dry wash for the project in How to Draw a Butterfly in Soft Pastel, which helps if beginners only got a cheap half-stick set of beginner pastels and a normal sketchbook instead of a pad of Canson Mi-Tientes.

This group is really helping my art. I hadn't quite gotten this kind of "Southern Living" prettiness before, and I like it. So many of my former neighbors and friends in New Orleans would have liked this drawing. I miss the South...

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