Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education

Create a cross hatched still life drawing using a black gel pen or uniball pen. Cross hatch is time consumings so plan your time accordingly. It helps to only have one light source. Pay attention to the angle of your pen strokes. Create a background. Include a full range of values using hatching and cross hatching.


Advanced options:  Use objects at various angles.

Cross Hatch Still Life

Ms Russo Scherr demonstrating Cross hatch on a white painted bottle.

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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