Thursday, March 2, 2017
Pen and Ink Turtle Drawing - Steampunk
The Preliminary Sketch
I know this is difficult to see. But I've been asked how I start a pen and ink drawing. I begin with a pencil sketch - faint pencil because I do not want to damage the paper. Then, using the pen, I stipple fine lines around the shapes. Just enough for me to see the sketch. At this point the pencil lines are erased.
The detail pen work comes next . . .
page 81, the PROVERBIAL art Journal. Pen and ink sketch. The ant is a humbling creature - makes you want to get to work.
WAITING FOR OUR WINGS Back to the winged critters and the challenging composition. I was given excellent advice - my compo...
The kids at the Library should enjoy this painting. I did use layers of glazes in the sky and the clouds. I don't usually use gla...