For this drawing, I found a photo of a weathered tombstone to use as the background “canvas.” The photo is rotated 90° and enlarged to obtain the color burn effect I wanted using my iPad Air. The rough stone texture and some of the text chiseled into its surface come through in the shaded areas. I’m also working with shadows again and you can see the horizontal stripe falling across the middle of the face.

(Words and images Copyright 2016© by Michael Kallstrom)