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