We’re all used to the feel of pencil on paper, the way graphite has a slight streak when the paper nap adds tension. It’s the drawing. Where is it?
Once upon a time, all painting was done in tempura – a pigment mixed with egg white. Then oil paints became the preferred medium before acrylic paints took over. Will digital drawing become the dominant medium for painting and drawing of the future? Well, the jury is still out on what is still nascent technology, but that’s not stopping Lamar art teacher Christopher Troutman from testing the medium’s limits.