8/100 It took me so long to transfer and ink this! Time for color! It’s looking like it will probably be a springtime color theme… I just have to decide how much detail I want to add with ink pen for shadows, and if I want to replicate all the textural lines from the original sketch or just let the color speak!
It’s been a while, but I’m drawing again, trying to practice people. These were from the Washington Brewers Festival, sketched with a fountain pen. Some interesting music choices were made, and hilarious dancing was the result.
I did cheat and I drew these from pictures instead of drawing in person, but I’m working up my courage to draw in public. I’ve done it a few times, and I just feel so weird about it, and I’m pretty sure people probably think I’m just a creeper sometimes.Continue reading
I was behind a couple of days, and I missed posting on day 100!! I’ve done 133 pieces in 100 days.
Fountain pen on tan toned paper. This was my third attempt at this drawing. It’s still not perfect, but I was committed to not using pencil at all!
Fountain pen on tan toned paper. This was my second attempt – I decided I really liked her hair, but I didn’t like when I drew her face. I like the suggestion of the form better.
I’ve only done a couple of things with the Intense pencils, and I’m trying to find what the best application really is for these. I’m used to how watercolor pencils work, but these dry so fast, then they’re fixed. Interesting to work with for sure.
Inktense pencils. Reference photo from Pixabay.
I bought some Gelly Roll gel pens to play around with, and their metallic color seemed to go well with a jellyfish, though it was nearly impossible to photograph because of the reflective properties!
Cityscape in a glass. I captured this during dinner with watercolor ink and Copic markers. I was entertained by how the wall heater looked distorted in the glass and made a kind of urban art.
Not everything can be your best work, but you have to fail to improve. So, I’m sharing all of my 365 days, not just the best ones.