Mugnola: yellow-fleshed boletes of the genus suillus.
I didn't know what I was looking for at the beginning. Giuseppe just showed me a picture and told me, "yellow." They don't distinguish different kinds of mugnole around here, "they're all mugnole," I was told.
I was terrifically excited when I first found them. I came home with a whole basketful, loaded with this big, dome-shaped boletes with twigs (rametti) glued to the caps (pellicini.)
Some varieties are tastier than others, especiall...
Learning about sketching using the mannequin and sketching by anatomy. Drawing skeletons, the Loomis method for faces, and cylinder decomposition.
This is Sam playing the bass.
With what little I knew I was able to put together a sketch of Murphy using shading techniques and sketching techniques that I picked up from YouTube. The sketch is small -- I'll work on a larger one for mom.
Here's the (more or less) final one. (Some finishing touches continue to be made.)
Federica requested "u...