Graphite work

Been mucking with graphite, graphite dust and graphite wash on Strathmore plate 500 series. This is a trip back to the beginning to sort things for myself. Thankfully, i don’t draw like thirty years ago so I am having a fair amount of great fun with this.  Outcome as follows…

waterbeetlework                                                                                                                                                                     Water beetle

ravenprofile                                                                                                                                                                              Raven profile

Gold_bug                                                                                                                                                             The Gold Bug by E.A. Poe

eurasianbadgerwork                                                                                                                                                           Eurasian badger

blacktail_jackrabbit                                                                                                                                                                         Blacktail jackrabbit