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Mount Rushmore in charcoal

Many years ago I took a white ford van for 6 weeks around the United States and obviously I saw many things….and, will probably draw lots of them but I thought I’d try somewhere I’ve been in charcoal and well…that kind of monument in South Dakota seemed perfect, so here’s my attempt. Charcoal is really quite nice and easy to smear….now that has it’s good and bad side. I must also say, you really should visit….it’s much smaller than you’d imagine.

Here it is, sans the odd actor approaching for photos.

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Niagara falls is so misty!

Hey, so I’m stuck at home and got thinking about my first trip abroad alone and this was Toronto and while in Toronto, it’d be a crime not to visit Niagara Falls….So I did….and I thought “I’d like to draw what I remember and also practice drawing mist which I hear is best done using a technique called stipling and so I used that and I think my results here are okay but here it is: