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Alvalyn Lundgren

Gesture and Contour in Drawing

What is the difference between gesture and contour? In drawing, there are essentially 2 ways we use line: as gesture, and as contour. Gesture line

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Abraham Lincoln Illustrated

The following is a summary of my process in creating my latest illustrative work, a likeness of American President Abraham Lincoln. The final illustration was

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John Wayne Illustrated

It began with a sketch.   Refined drawing on the board, ready to begin the painting. The drawing is a combination of graphite and colored

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Alvalyn Lundgren

How To Draw A Bear

Here’s a tutorial (in speed sketch mode) for my drawing class showing how to draw a bear from photographic reference (which is probably the safest

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The Guardian

This painting was created for Pregnancy Resourse Services in Silverdale, WA for a benefit auction. This was a directly commissioned piece; something I was asked

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