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The Dozen Dirty Katrinas (flood drawings) with cartoon advertisement

This set of one dozen gesture drawings survived the federal flood with the addition of purple stains, flood lines, and various other marks. Each drawing measures approximately 27″ x 32.625″ (686mm x 830mm).

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Making Charcoal for Drawing, with monologue by Cennino Cennini

Some time back, I wrote about making my own drawing charcoal. But really, the idea of making it began way before then. Most likely, I learned it from The Craftsman’s Handbook: “Il Libro dell’ Arte” by Cennino Cennini, or perhaps … Continue reading

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