|12" x 9" Canson Sketchbook Lamy pen, water soluble ink, water brush |
In 2013, I was planning to sketch while traveling and was looking for ways to complete sketches more quickly. Blending water soluble ink with the water brush was much quicker than cross hatching. The water brush, though, required me to use thicker paper, so I started trying out different types of sketch books.
|7" x 10" Strathmore Watercolor Sketchbook Lamy pen, water soluble ink, water brush |
I was missing strong lines, so I experimented with a combination of techniques.
|8.25" x 5,5 Pen & Ink sketchbook black Prismacolor chisel tip pen,|
Lamy pen with water soluble ink, water brush
When the paper was too thin to take water, I tried using gray markers.
|8.25" x 5.5" Handbook sketchbook black chisel tip Prismacolor pen and|
gray Faber-Castell Pitt artist pen
|8.25" x 5.5" Pentalic sketchbook black Pentel brush pen and|
gray Pentel Color Brush
I started with lines and here I am playing more with tones and colors.
|5.5" x 8.25" Moleskin sketchbook Tombo Dual Brush Pens, Lamy pen and water brush|
|8" x 6" Stillman Birn Epsilpn Series Faber-Castell Pitt artist pens|
|12" x 9" Stillman Birn Beta Series sketchbook Tombo Dual Brush pens, water brush|