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Yesterday I talked about the importance of seeing the specific details of fence posts, trees, planks of wood, etc., when you paint or draw them. http://jackikellum.com/how-to-paint-wood-and-old-fence-posts-learn-to-see/ If you have not done so, I'd suggest that you read that short article and that you draw with pencil the...

Before this year, I have spent the several Christmases before thousands of miles away from familly and friends and invariably, the month of December has long seemed melancholic for me. Before this year, I thought that the blueness of my Decembers was caused by the...

Late last year, I illustrated pro baseball player Mark Littel's book of autobiographical tales with a group of graphite pencil drawings. In this tutorial, I'll show you how you might begin to copy my drawing for yourself. Farm Goose - Jacki Kellum Graphite Pencil Drawing for Retired...