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Cart – Silverpoint Drawing

The double-ended Modern Stylus is two points in one, 1.5-inches long, hand shaped into a cone on one end and a gently rounded bevel edge on the other, highly polished to a mirror finish. Constructed from 2mm dead-soft pure silver (.999 Fine). Clasped in a 2-mm Draughtsman’s lead holder, holder color may vary. Our holders allow you to retract the point to protect the tip.

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Surface Preparation – Silverpoint Drawing

Once your stretched paper is completely dry, begin coating it (or your panel or board) with the Golden Artists Colors Silverpoint / Drawing Ground. Tape off the edges and cover the clips with masking tape. Shake the bottle of ground thoroughly. There is a little ball inside the bottle; shake for at least two minutes after you hear it rattling, …

The Best Pencils for Drawing: A Review

There are many different types of pencils—graphite, oil based pencils and more. Learn about the best pencils for drawing in this guide.

Instant Silverpoint Artist Kits – Silverpoint Drawing

Our new Instant Silverpoint Artist Kits let you get started drawing immediately! No need to wait for ground to dry, the Silverpoint Sketch Paper is ready for your masterpiece. Kits include our double-sided pure silver Modern Stylus and either five or ten sheets of acid-free coated silverpoint sketch paper.

Traditional Metal Point Drawing Materials - Jackson's Art Blog

Before graphite pencils were used in the 1500s, drawings were made using metal sticks. Silverpoint is the most well-known. You need to draw on a special ground.

Reintroducing the Silverpoint Technique - Drawing Academy | Drawing Academy

Article by Vladimir London, Drawing Academy tutor Russian artist Victor Koulbak Victor Koulbak is best known for reintroducing the technique of silverpoint to the art world. This drawing technique takes its origin in the Renaissance time and now is almost forgotten. Victor was the second-born child in his family. He was born on March the 12th, 1946 in Moscow, Russia. While his father was employed as a pilot in the Russian military, his mother was content to stay home and raise their…

Publication: Silverpoint & Metalpoint Drawing — Jeannine Cook

My work appears in Silverpoint and Metalpoint Drawing: A Complete Guide to the Medium, published by Routledge/Focal Press in December 2018. The book is co-authored by Tom Mazzullo and Susan Schwalb with essays by Thea Burns and Carol Prusa.

Drawing in Silver and Gold: From Leonardo to Jasper Johns review – sensationally beautiful

An exclusive preview of a unique show devoted to the lost art of metalpoint reveals works as beautiful as they are technically exacting

Lauren Amalia Redding reviews the Golden Silverpoint Ground - Jackson's Art Blog

In this post, the artist Lauren Amalia Redding tests Golden Silverpoint Ground, a metalpoint ground which offers an alternative to traditional gesso.