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“To emphasise a lighter edge or area, I use an eraser or kneadable eraser for brightening. Highlights on leaves can easily be created using this method.”

Gisela Zigawe-Schmitt’s drawings have a rather realistic style, in which lighting plays an important role. Through fine contrasts in the shades of grey she manages to capture the delicate nature of blossoms, leaves or feathers.

Gisela Zigawe-Schmitt

  • Born in Trier, Germany
  • Studied at Fachhochschule Saarbrücken (University of Applied Sciences), Germany
  • Degree in Textile Design
  • Freelancer
  • Decoration design for tiles and faïences