Dry Media in action


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Dry Media in action

In this chapter we will be taking a look at dry media. Dry media is largely associated with the activity of drawing. One of the key aspects of dry media is the way in which the medium, which is normally graphite or compressed pigment, interacts with the surface that it is applied to. Paper in this case. The surface generally has somewhat of a tooth to it so that the abrasive quality of the media being applied creates the imparting of that media onto the surface. Because of this you can get some interesting expressive variability within the marks applied to the paper.

We will start with pencils, which are the granddaddy of dry media. While we normally think of the pencil is a line making tool, depending on how you orient its tip to the receiving surface, it can also be used to create a range of tonality. As you can see depending on how lightly I press, I can get what appears to be a full range of tonality. When you think about it though what's really happening down at the micro scale i...

Dry Media in action
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Dry Media in action provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Corel Painter 11: Mastering Brushes

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