Trixie Mattel Prismacolor Drawing

By: Staci Srebro This week, I’m taking a break from drawings for my future exhibition work. I love the subject matter I’m working on, but sometimes you just need to step back from the pressure of making art that will be critiqued much more heavily. I feel like some people at times feel like art is just always for fun, relaxation, or an outlet for … Continue reading Trixie Mattel Prismacolor Drawing

Animal Series: Praying Mantis

By: Staci Srebro As previously mentioned in last week’s post, I am drawing a series of animals and building up a body of work for my future senior art show. I am trying to draw as many different types of animals as possible: not only mammals, or only cats…even though they are my favorite animals! I drew a Praying Mantis because they are one of … Continue reading Animal Series: Praying Mantis

Animal Series: Anglerfish

By: Staci Srebro For my next few posts on this blog, I will be posting artwork that pertains to my future art exhibition at Keystone College. I am not a senior yet, but will be starting the fall 2018 semester, so it’ still good to practice my artwork and theme for my future show. At Keystone College, all senior art students work through their senior … Continue reading Animal Series: Anglerfish

Stylized Portraits

By: Staci Srebro For this week’s post, I decided to continue in a similar style as last week’s drawing. I decided to draw Robert Smith because he also has a very iconic and dramatic look. After sketching in pencil, I used Sharpie marker to shade the drawing and used hatch marks to shade certain areas. This technique adds texture and interest to areas that would normally be … Continue reading Stylized Portraits

Using Blick Markers

By: Staci Srebro Recently, I bought myself some Blick brand markers. I wanted some high quality markers like Copics, but I heard good things about Blick markers, that they’re highly similar to Copics, and they’re more affordable, so I tried them out. I started with a sketch of some characters from the movie  My Neighbor Totoro. I wanted to draw something that I could use soft … Continue reading Using Blick Markers

Merry Christmas!

By: Staci Srebro I know it’s not quite Christmas yet, but this will be my last blog post that’s published before December 25th so I wanted to say merry Christmas to anyone celebrating! I am continuing with my holiday and winter themed illustrations. For this snowman sundae illustration, I used only color for the line work instead of how I traditionally use a black outline. … Continue reading Merry Christmas!