METAL POINT DRAWINGS GALLERY

THE HURON PAINTER

THE PAINTER Metalpoint Drawing (24k gold) on prepared surface

 

 

THE PAINTER

Metalpoint (24k gold) on a 9×12 inch prepared panel (outlined image is appr. 4×7 inches).

Private Collection

This drawing portrays an 18th century Huron paint pattern that has been in Lee Teter’s research files for decades.

To learn more about metalpoint drawing visit Drawing Academy’s youtube presentation.

National Gallery of Art also has a youtube presentation.

 

CHEROKEE

“The delicate lines, gracefully graduating tones, and exquisite detail of metalpoint are unequaled by any other drawing medium.”

Lee Teter

To learn more about metalpoint drawing visit Drawing Academy’s youtube presentation.

National Gallery of Art also has a youtube presentation.

This drawing represents an 18th century Cherokee hunter/warrior. The 5 1/4 inch by 8 1/4 inch drawing was made in 24k gold on an 11 inch by 14 inch prepared panel.

Private Collection

 

THE CART

LODGES IN SILVERPOINTTHE CART
Metal point Drawing
5 x 7 inches
Private Collection

Period paintings depict Indian villages with dozens of Canadian carts present. This small rendition in metalpoint memorializes the presence of the carts in pre-reservation villages. The painted design on the lodge was collected and preserved by T. Brasser.