Sunday, July 16, 2017

Art: Portrait Study (2017 Jul 13)




Thank goodness for Croquis Cafe—for both timed life drawing videos on YouTube and their extensive photo archive at onairvideo.com. Also, I need to get two more Aquash waterbrushes to fill with a lighter and darker ink mix (made from Yasutomo's excellent KY6 sumi ink). A simple and cheap Moleskine cahier journal takes both pencil and ink pretty well, as well as light ink washes.

(The pure black is from rOtring technical drawing ink that I use to refill a Pentel Pocket Brush.)



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