Monday, August 8, 2011

The Companion Piece

I've finally got the companion piece to the bookshelf picture where I think I might actually like it. Click on image to enlarge.


I drew the pair of pictures with Copic Multiliner waterproof pens on Arches watercolor paper blocks. The pictures are still attached to the blocks and are sitting in plain sight on my drawing table. The more I look at them the more I am thinking of using a neutral gray wash to define the figure better and to play up some of the shadows. 

Pandemic pen-n-inking

I drew the image above first in pencil, then inked it with a Pigma Micron size 01 pen in an old hard-sided wirebound sketchbook with good qu...