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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions24 x 31 x 0.1 cm
  • Price$1600
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New Materials This Art Deco Nude as theme is not something new, the materials are. The last decade I have been using mostly Bristol paper for...

New Materials This Art Deco Nude as theme is not something new, the materials are. The last decade I have been using mostly Bristol paper for my graphite pencil drawings. It has a high resolution and enables me to throw in lots of details, although not always needed. My highly abstracted cubist nudes are put on it because it allows you to create soft tonal gradients. Combined with my mechanical pen this paper is the carrier of an incredible output of hundreds of drawings. Therefor does it carry the body of my Roundism inventions. Faber-Castell By sheer chance I happened to stumble upon these new graphite pencils, recently offered by Fa-ber-Castell. Pitt Graphite Matt pencils they are called and my colleague Humphrey Brugman gave me some test samples. See what I could do with them. In the beginning I thought them to be fun-ny. They act a bit sticky on Bristol paper I was used to, almost the feel of colored pencils. They didn’t offer me the scratchy feel of regular graphite le

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