Sunday, February 6, 2011

Blue Ink

Yesterday's drawing session was overwhelming and wonderful.  I couldn't help but think of one of Memphis's best painters, Beth Edwards, as I roamed Bojo's; so I decided to sketch a doll in an awesome fringed turquoise stroller as an homage.  I used turquoise ink and a calligraphy pen.  Pen and ink, while similar the watercolor brushwork that I often use, took a bit of adjustment for me.  Luckily a little photoshop magic this afternoon helped me fix some of the values in the piece and clean up a few drips and drops.

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