Beginning drawing media and pencil holding

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<ul><li>1.Drawing Basics Today well be getting to the basic beginnings of drawing. Beginning with discussing drawing media.</li></ul> <p>2. Media Dry: Dry media, are media used to create art which are dry. These include charcoal, oil and chalk pastels, pencils, etc. Wet: Wet media used to create art are, Ink, marker and all different kinds of paint. 3. Pencil types Graphite PencilsThe lead in pencils isnt lead at all, they are made from graphite.The numbers assigned to pencils are related to the amount of graphite in the pencil, the harder the pencil the more clay binder, the softer the more graphite. 4. Ebony PencilEbony Pencils- Like normal graphite pencils are created using a graphite mixture, however, instead of clay, ebony pencils use a mixture of graphite and carbon. 5. How to hold a pencil Basic Tripod Extended Tripod Overhand Underhand 6. Basic Tripod Grip This a basic grip probably how you hold your pencil to write. What its used for: drawing small details for example, the corners of the eyes. 7. Extended Tripod Grip Similar to the basic tripod grip, however this grip is much higher on the pencil. Uses: similar to control with the tripod grip, however you have typically less control using this grip. A pro to this is the ability to keep your hand from smudging your artwork. 8. Overhand Grip Uses include: Broad expressive mark making Using the side of your pencil to create valueShould be used with whole arm movements. 9. Underhand Grip This grip is a rotated tripod grip. This is a very light relaxed pencil grip. This grip allows for light gestural sketching. 10. Charcoal Pencil Charcoal pencils, like compressed and vine charcoal are created with carbon. These pencils give a rich deep black, while being easier to control than other forms of charcoal. 11. Drawing Sketches and drawings have been produced since prehistoric times. Early drawings exist today on cave walls The Hall of Bulls are a collection of cave drawings which the bulls are the subject. These are in Lascaux, France. &amp;rct=j&amp;q=hall%20of%20bulls% 20tour&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;cad =rja&amp;ved=0CB8QFjAA&amp;url=http %3A%2F%2Fwww.lascaux.cult;ei=1n1fULfDNZOC9 gSB4oH4Cg&amp;usg=AFQjCNFXI zR-n4vRS9JINb7aznMD9MpcQ 12. Da Vinci Da Vinci often use drawings as a form of planning before creating an artwork. For example this drawing of a horse is a plan for the horse sculpture seen her. 13. Rembrandt Van Rijn Rembrandt is regarded as one of the best portrait artist of all times. What technique did Rembrandt use to add value to this portrait? 14. Edgar Degas This is a figure drawing showing a ballerina created by Edgar Degas Degas, was a 19th century impressionist painter, similar to Monet. 15. Andy Warhol Prior to becoming a famous millionaire artist Andy Warhol was a graphic designer making drawings for advertisements and fashion magazines. </p>