Sunday, June 21, 2009

With Eyes Downcast

This is a silverpoint that I did this morning, then scanned it in & cranked up the contrast in Photoshop:

With Eyes Downcast, 2009, silverpoint on prepared paper, 11" x 8.5". Click the image for a better view.

Of course, silverpoints by their nature are quite faint & subtle, so by increasing the contrast in Photoshop I've turned it into something else. However, I kind of liked the way it looked altered like that.

Update July 2, 2009: This drawing has been reworked tonally. Here it is, with the contrast also boosted in Photoshop, as above:

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