Many artists today, including me, draw with liners. They are smudge proof, waterproof and allegedly lightfast. They provide you with a constant flow of ink, they are not messy and easy to transport. Drawing with liners looks more like etching. It can be brought to the level of fine art and it is something I'm … Continue reading Drawing with Dip Pen and Ink. Marks
While with watercolor I came to the conclusion that I am not interested in photorealistic rendering and I'm happy with more loose, suggestive recordings, for which any paper, brush or watercolour will do, with ink I'm still searching for the best ink, nib and paper. By "best" I mean the perfect equilibrium between the quality … Continue reading Drawing with Dip Pen and Ink. Materials
How to draw a cluster of flowers (umbel inflorescence): Step 1 - Draw...
I made these drawings during my move from Cluj to Hunedoara last fall. For a few days I lived in an empty room with only a mattress on the floor. I kept out of the boxes some books and art materials (not many... paper, a charcoal, a bottle of ink, a brush and my wood … Continue reading Botanical Art Drawings – Centaurea Series
Botanical daily sketches from the last week.