I highly recommend attending one of these conceptArt.org workshops if you get the chance. It was packed full of great ideas and info. People were drawing and painting all day (well, all night in this case) on 5 different screens simultaneously. Plus constant lecture. In another room, several amazing traditional painters were doing their thing the whole time. I have a notebook of ideas to play with and a fresh charge of inspiration. I didn't draw nearly as much as I had planned. There was just too much else to soak in coming from all sides. A few minutes stolen here or there for some...
nupastel / newsprint
charcoal / newsprint
charcoal on icky charcoal paper. Anybody have a favorite, smooth, toned paper they like for pastels & charcoal?
What can I say. It was very late.