The drawings above were created using 2B and 3B graphite pencils and an eraser together on smooth cartridge paper.

I’ve found that by drawing a little and then using an eraser over the top of the graphite, a fine film is produced on the paper. Layering of this film and graphite gives the drawing a more photographic effect.

3 Responses to “Graphite”

  1. Barbara Bliss Says:
    October 22nd, 2010 at 9:36 am

    I have just gone onto your site to look at the Butcher Bird and discovered all your other talents, I just wanted to tell you that you are one VERY gifted person and using your gifts to their full capacity for your pleasure and others enjoyment. Congratulations and thank you for sharing.

  2. Wild Witch Says:
    October 23rd, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    Wow, thank you Barbara, how very kind of you to say so. Your words mean a great deal to me. I really enjoy the work I do and it’s lovely to know that others are enjoying it too. Thank you very much again!

  3. Mick Mark Says:
    July 9th, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Hi Wildwitch,

    This is a cool site. It’s the first time I’ve really looked at it, love your drawings and love your bears. I like the the bear with the tie reading the book, will look at it in more depth, just thought I’d let you know I was looking.
    Mick M

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