Added by paranirajan on February 25, 2011 at 11:55pm —
*** The word pastel implies dry pastels, as different from 'oil pastels', which is not the subject of our discussion.
A more recent work, making use of optical mixing (i.e. laying down hatch marks of assorted colors, so that the interpreted… Continue
Added by Prosenjit Roy on February 20, 2011 at 1:00pm —
these sketches are made from some googled photographs. … Continue
Added by subhash on February 9, 2011 at 7:43am —
Did this watercolor couple of weeks back taking reference from a photo,
The snaps I have taken while doing the paintings.
Added by mohan on January 25, 2011 at 6:09pm —
Some very unusual sketching styles come up here while browsing through. A real treat.
Added by Priya Sebastian on December 28, 2010 at 12:29am —
Added by Priya Sebastian on December 28, 2010 at 12:00am —
My paintings are on show at renaissance gallerie, cunningham road from 27th to 31st of this month... … Continue
Added by Gayatri Mahesh on December 27, 2010 at 10:00pm —
All done on a Post - it!
Don Kenn Gallery
Added by Priya Sebastian on December 25, 2010 at 10:48pm —
After Writing that small post on the golden proportions, I came across some contrarian stuff. Here are a couple of them.
I am sure, the whole matter is now getting confusing.
Right now, I am more inclined… Continue
Added by J L Anil Kumar on December 14, 2010 at 6:52pm —
This is the third exhibition by a Pencil Jammer that I am blogging about and it gives me great pleasure.
Priya Sebastian - yes, she of the charcoal drawings of women with haunting eyes and superb pastel landscapes - among other things - that you are familiar with.…
Added by J L Anil Kumar on December 11, 2010 at 9:30am —
I have been toying with the Golden Proportion (also called the Golden Mean, Golden Ratio, Golden Rectangle) a little bit these days. Nothing worhwhile has come out of it yet, though. So I looked for it on Pencil Jammers and found nothing. I was intrigued and decided to post something about it.
Put very simply: The ratio of 1:1.618 OR 1:0.618 seems to have magical properties. For some reason, things whose lengths and… Continue
Added by J L Anil Kumar on December 6, 2010 at 8:00pm —
I was looking for some details about the picture Prabha put up with today's assignment - Vermeer's "Astronomer" or "Geographer". It occurred to me that I have not read his biography called "Girl With a Pearl Earring". The reason is simple, I do not have the book.
Mind wandered as it does and I remembered the other biographies of artists that I have read.
Here is a (short) list:
Moon and Six Pence; Somerset Maugham; Gauguin
The Agony and the… Continue
Added by J L Anil Kumar on November 18, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Pencil Jammers has grown rapidly over the past few months. What started as a little site to track the artwork of a few friends has now grown into a small community of enthusiastic artists from around the world. For those who have been around since the beginning, this site offers no surprises. If you've joined more recently however, you may feel a bit overwhelmed at the amount of content crammed into this site. Here then is a primer on how to find your way around, and how you can make this site… Continue
Added by George Supreeth on November 15, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Added by J L Anil Kumar on October 27, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Prabha, an active Pencil Jammer is holding her first Solo exhibition at Chitra Kala Parishat.
All Bangalore jammers and those who happen to be here at that time will visit the exhibition I am sure.… Continue
Added by J L Anil Kumar on October 19, 2010 at 6:21pm —
a blog of links to free art resources
that i put up for fellow beginners a while ago. not updated regularly as there are now many others doing a much better job! Most of them are still working. I hope you find at least a few useful. happy learning!
Added by ujwala on September 27, 2010 at 10:05am —
some latest work... with many of old...
Added by vinod shantaram more on September 21, 2010 at 4:45pm —
Mr. A Z Ranjit
, a distinguished pencil jammer that all jammers should be specially proud of (we are proud of all pencil jammers, aren't we?) is turning 60 on 19th September.…
Added by J L Anil Kumar on September 6, 2010 at 10:00am —
Added by smriti on September 1, 2010 at 12:42am —
Came across this one while browsing, on a site about art materials:
Said Hamlet to Ophelia, Continue
I'll draw a sketch of thee,
What kind of pencil shall I use?
2B or not 2B?
Added by J L Anil Kumar on August 27, 2010 at 8:37am —