April 2018 General Meeting

During this hands-on meeting, Maggie Gillikin taught us all about the history of the pencil! She showed us the many different kinds out there and how they truly are one of the most versatile and valuable tools out there!

Drawing a tree, using layers and pencils
Introducing members to many kinds of pencils, some we had never seen before
It was a fun hands on meeting
Maggie demonstrates how to safely use a single-edged razor blade to sharpen pencils to a fine point
Maggie shows how a line of tarnished silver can be used as a drawing instrument
Such concentration! It was a fascinating, hands-on experience
Tree layers