Hatching mechanics – fluidity and pressure

In past videos/articles, we looked at the different types of hatching and their roles, and some exercises to get better at hatching. In this video, we are going to look at how the movements of your fingers, hand and arm create hatching of different sizes and characteristics. The video has demonstrations, but if you prefer […]

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2.4 Approaches to tone (with video)

Making good use of areas of light and dark give a drawing particular depth which draws the viewer’s eye in. There are two key approaches to tone which we will call the Florentine and Venetian styles. While Florentines like Michelangelo were obsessed by form and linear tone, Venetians like Titian thought in terms of colour, […]

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