I did much of my earliest work using pastels, but only rediscovered them in 2020. Once again, pastel has become my favorite medium.
By painting in multiple thin layers and using glazing techniques, acrylic paintings can have the depth ordinarily associated with oil paintings.
As children our earliest drawing tool is often a simple graphite pencil. I've built on my childhood love of drawing to create highly detailed monotone pieces using a variety of graphite and carbon pencils.