Tag Archives: pen and ink

Autumn

I love to paint, but I miss drawing. Today I took out my Micron Pigma pens. Finding a subject wasn’t difficult. On my counter I spotted some Trader Joe’s pumpkins and gourds along with some rich-looking Bittersweet that my husband … Continue reading

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Fanciful Contour Drawing

Contour drawing is fun. No outlining, just inside shapes. Then add values of light, medium and dark and watch the shapes appear. Suddenly there is depth. All you need is pen and ink and paper.

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A Little Bird Study – in progress

While in Florida my friend, Sylvia, introduced me to Tombows. Towbows are acid free watercolor markers. They have a fine tip on one end and a broader tip on the other end. They are a fun and easy way to … Continue reading

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Clothesline Art Sale

   So we went to stay in south Florida to run away from the cold. The place we stayed had a “Clothesline Art Sale.”  We set up tables in front of the main house and suddenly there was art everywhere…oil … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre

I decided to work on Yupo paper again but this time I attempted a landscape of a small town.  IMHO, I think Yupo lends itself to more free-flowing subject matter (see my last few posts).  While I am less pleased … Continue reading

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Gerbera Daisies in Glass Bottle

This is my final pen and ink drawing from my class this morning. Dan H. was a good teacher encouraging me to use and observe negative spaces and shade and contour lines. Dan asked me to submit my sneaker study … Continue reading

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Lilies

Still working on Lilies. Lots of layering of soft undertones and deeper color for contour and shading.

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