Before the Storm Graphite and Colored Pencil with Resin Overlay, 6" Jean LeCluyse
My most detailed works are done in graphite. My background in scientific illustration really takes over when I am working on a graphite drawing.
Hierophany, Graphite, 30" x 29", Jean LeCluyse
My mixed media pieces are most often acrylic, colored pencil, collaged elements and graphite over randomly textured surfaces that seem to serendipitously play into and enhance the imagery. The fun is the sense of adventure and discovery inherent in the process.
Night Watch. Gouache with Resin Overlay, 4". Jean LeCluyse
The mixed media pieces require constant decision making and moment to moment engagement. The graphite drawings are a break from this. They are more meditative and relaxing to do.
My plan is for the detail to pull the viewers attention into the drawing and into the story.
Rope Tricks, Mixed Media, 18 x 24". Jean LeCluyse
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