Sea Biscuits

March 12, 2009

sanddollars

Why do we usually reach for white paper when making drawings?  A colored background is a refreshing change.  If the paper is dark enough for us to use a white pencil instead of a black or grey one, we must adjust our focus to draw the highlights in a subject.  To do so is surprisingly uncomfortable if one is accustomed to always working in the shadows. 

Above is a Sea Biscuit, a small and simple type of Sand Dollar found on local beaches.

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