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More Toned Paper Drawings


Cory Godbey

While I've produced an annual sketchbook since 2008, I've only been experimenting with toned paper and white charcoal since my 2015 collection, Wanderings. I wish I'd stumbled into it sooner; I've come to really enjoy the process and the unique feel each piece lends to a sketchbook. Whether simply a study or a finished piece in it's own right, a toned paper drawing has a lot to give to any project. Visually, it can add…

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Inspired Sphinx


Jesper Ejsing

September 24, 2018 - I was asked to paint a Classis Sphinx for a Magic the Gathering set.  A Sphinx incorporates the best of what I like to paint; beautiful woman and animals. The trick and the most difficult part, I think is the combining of the two. The description was asking for a blind milky eyes female Sphinx in an observatory like a wizards tower. I tried a bunch of different poses. Some lying down some more dynamic. I really need to go through this process and draw out a bunch of often very different composition. If nothing else, then just to assure myself that the first idea or picture I had in my head was the right one. With these sketches I found it a bit strange for her to have a too dynamic pose while still…

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