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Tag Archives: Pentel Pocket Brush Pen
Inktober, 11 Gilt Chair
Once a year I give the old brush pen a try. I’ve had the same pens for four years and they are wet and lovely because they are NEVER used. I like the sexy sexy lines they allow but I … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, drawing, furniture, ink painting, journal, pen & ink, process, sketchbook Tagged #brushpen, #giltchair, #Hahnemühle, #inktober, #inktober2018, #mpfconservation, #nostalgiejournal, art journal, chair, MPF Conservation, Nostalgie Sketch Book Journal, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Zig Wink of Luna pen 4 Comments
VSW: Chicago, 1, Newberry Library
Nice to have Sue lead the Virtual Sketchwalk in Chicago this month. I’m taking the opportunity to play on Canson Colored papers, ink and watercolor on grey paper! The watercolor buckled the paper, but it stood up to it — … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, challenge, drawing, pen & ink, process, series, sketchbook, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged architecture, Canson paper, caput mortem, Chicago, Daniel Smith watercolors, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, Henry Cobb, Italian Renaissance, Lamy Al-Star, Mummy Bauxite, Newberry Library, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Platinum Carbon pen, Primatek, Shungite, virtual sketchwalk 2 Comments
Black HUB IPA Can
Okay, first off, do NOT sketch in a black watercolor pencil when your first coat will be an Indian Yellow or Quin Gold. Dumb. I tried to wet and wash it off; alas, it did not work well. Also, the … Continue reading
VSW: Chicago, 2, Fourth Presbyterian Church
Continuing the Virtual Sketchwalk in Chicago drawing on colored paper, this time ink and colored pencil on grey paper, with a nod to Pat Southern-Pearce! Canson paper loose to be tipped into my Moleskin 8×11 watercolor journal, Pentalic HB woodless … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, pen & ink, pencil, series, virtual sketching Tagged architecture, Canson paper, Chicago, colored pencils, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Gothic, Lamy Al-Star, Pat Southern-Pearce, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Platinum Carbon pen, Ralph Adams Cram, virtual sketchwalk 5 Comments
Kamala Notices I Have Pen In Hand
Kamala is the most difficult cat, so smart, and does not want her image captured. She seems to know when I am studying her for a sketch, and moves away into a cozy box. I have to use a photo … Continue reading
Posted in animals, art journal, journal, pen & ink, sketchbook, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, Cat, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Kamala, Kuretake Zig Cartoonist Brush Pen No. 22, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Pilot Parallel pen, Platinum Carbon pen, Strathmore watercolor pad, watercolor, White Uniball Signo 14 Comments
Sketching Memories of Our Staycation, 2 Work Happens
Small business owners rarely get to really take time off. You can’t ignore a new client (or they may go elsewhere) and you can’t ignore the absolutely only time for a delivery, in our case. Crater Lake is one of … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, color, drawing, furniture, journal, landscape, making a living, memory, painting, pen & ink, pencil, process, sketchbook, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged art journal, CCC table, Civilian Conservation Corps, Crater Lake NP, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, grisaille, Holbein, Moleskin Watercolor journal, MPF Conservation, Noodlers ink, object conservation, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Platinum Carbon pen, QoR watercolors, staycation, Super5 ink, watercolor 4 Comments
Tools: Water-Brushes and Pigmented Brushes
I don’t use water brushes except in two places — I keep them by the side of the bed (I am an insomniac, so also have a sketch pad and travel watercolors) and when in the field. Don’t forget, these … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, Booby Gurl, india ink, paint brush, painting, review, sketchbook, waterbrush, watercolor Tagged Holbein Water Brush, Kuratake's Yasutomo Niji Water Brush, Kuretake Zig Cartoonist Brush Pen No. 22, Pentel Aquash Water Brush, Pentel Pocket Brush Pen, Platinum Japanese Art Pocket Brush Pen 8 Comments