Tag Archives: pen and ink

English Roses

At long last. The seemingly unending rose study is finally finished. Drawn on Strathmore 400 80lb. smooth surface drawing paper, 005Micron and XS Black PITT Artist Pens.  Size: 9″ X 6.5″ As always, I learned tons.  Not sure what might … Continue reading

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rose study 1

An entire month has flown past since my last post, and I have no idea where it went!  I have been working, but just not accomplished much worth sharing. So rather than radio silence… I’ve unearthed another unfinished drawing project … Continue reading

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something wild

It’s been awhile since I’ve had the time to do any serious sketching… so I decided to dust off the sketchbook and take part in the Monthly Pen and Ink Challenge on WetCanvas.com.   (The reference photo I used is by … Continue reading

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still here

Yes, I am still alive.  And still working on art when I can.  I admit it’s been very slow going, but I guess even a tiny steps can still be considered progress. One of the reasons things are moving so … Continue reading

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that block thing

This is one of those posts where you get to see behind the curtain a bit.  It’s not pretty.  Or inspiring.  In fact, I’ll probably wind up sounding… well… ‘certifiable’ to some of you, but I’m going to write it … Continue reading

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abundance

Finally!  Goodness, that took forever. I still may tweak it here and there… especially the lower right flower.  It seems a little flat, now that I see it on the screen.  My intent was to lower the contrast within the … Continue reading

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some light at the end of the tunnel

Now that the roses themselves are (all but) finished, the background is coming along fairly quickly…  especially since I’m not relying at all on the reference pic. The foliage has been changed (simplified) quite a lot; as a result I’m … Continue reading

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