Elvis in Charcoal no. 16 for this year is finished too. Elvis in Charcoal #67, Deep thoughts Charcoal and White chalk on colored paper, 15 x 21 cm, 2015. Available Click here to buy this drawing Follow
In these steps I continue to work on the higlights, shadows, midtones and details. Redefining the highlights, shadows and midtones and adding more detail. Sideburn is added too. Continue working on the highlights, shadows and midtones and details. Adding the background and some hair and his watch. Started working on the hair. Black and
In this post I like to tell a little bit about how the Elvis in Charcoal drawings are made. First of all I’m going to look for a suitable photo. I like to pick photo’s that are not too well known. I do use Photoshop but only to adjust the levels so I can see
In between all the commissions, the struggle with the white pencil on black paper and the waiting for the paint to dry on my “cut-out Elvis” I felt like doing a Elvis in Charcoal I wanted to do for a long time. The next one is going to be “the kiss” from the same photoshoot.
I’ve been thinking about this for a while. A cut-out Elvis painting. I start with one but maybe more are going to follow… I bought the cheapest fretsaw i could find. That wasn’t verry succesful, every two minutes the blade broke. After a couple of hours I went on-line to buy a more expensive one.
It’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been very busy. I’ve sold almost every Elvis drawing i made the last couple of months. Here you’ll find the drawings I made in October 2014. The first one is titled Elvis in Charcoal #39, It has to be perfect 2014 15 x 21 cm. Charcoal
While updating and fine tuning my Elvis Art blog I realized I never placed a picture of the end result. Here it is, The Epitome of Cool, 2014. Pencil on Drawing paper, ca. 29,7 x 42 cm. I made this drawing to try out a new (for me) brand of drawing paper. I’m pleased with
After all those Charcoal drawings it was time for a “detailed” drawing with graphite. A study of Elvis’ eyes. Below are a few “Work in Progress” images. The Eyes of the King. Pencil on drawing paper 27 x 8,5 cm Available Click here to buy this drawing Follow
Experiment with pastel. The pastel pencils were lying around in the studio for a long time. I bought a few browns because the box of 12 colors you will not get you very far with regard to skin color. New York ’56, 2014 Pastel on colored paper 14 x 21 cm Available Click here to