Blog Posts - Pen And Ink



May 18 - Something I drew

A long time ago – more than 30 years – I used to pen-and-ink illustrations.
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on May 18, 2014

Quiet Months

Not much going on in March and April.  Too much useless introspection and not enough art-making. The plan for May is to fret less and draw and paint more. We’ll see what happens.  ...
by See. Draw. Share. on May 7, 2014

Rene's Farm at Sunset Watercolor Over Fine Tipped Marker

This is a picture I did that was inspired by Rene's farm in Texas. I like the rural scene it is peaceful.I sketched it with a hb pencil, then went over the sketch with a fine tipped marker, and finished with watercolor. The marker was a Sharpie(R) an...
by Artist Adron on Mar 23, 2014

An Iron Man sketch

The other day, Comics on the Brain sat down to draw everyone's favorite armored Avenger, Iron Man. We finished our pen-and-ink sketch a few hours later, as seen above. The great thing about Iron Man is that his armor has so many variations that he'...
by Comics on the Brain on Mar 17, 2014

29 Faces Challenge Highlights: Days 20 – 28 + bonus

I’ve finished the challenge! I’m so proud of myself. I’ve never completed an art challenge before. I usual drop it by day 10 or so, but this time I did all 29 faces. One for each day of the month … Continue reading →...
by See. Draw. Share. on Mar 3, 2014

29 Faces Challenge: Highlights of Days 13-19

I’ve manage to stay more or less on track with the 29 Faces Art Challenge. It’s the 21st and I’ve done 19 faces so far.  Here are my favorites from Days 13-19. I pretty excited! I think I’ll manage to … Continue reading...
by See. Draw. Share. on Feb 21, 2014

Halflings: The cartoon characters of D&D

Comics on the Brain loves role-playing games. There's nothing more fun than sitting around a table with some buddies and delving into an imaginary world where life and death is decided by the role of a die. These sorts of adventures might seem bori...
by Comics on the Brain on Jan 12, 2014

Artist in residence at Bristol Hobbycraft on Saturday 28 Sept 2013

I’m looking forward to tomorrow as I get to have fun demonstrating my art at Hobbycraft Bristol, Cribbs Causeway as their Artist in residence.  I’m going to be doing some dylusion ink art, mono printing on my Gelli Arts Gel … Conti...
by Wealie's World on Sep 27, 2013

Pen and Ink Tool

CorelDraw's ‘Pen & Ink’ tool provides a good ‘black and white’ effect for photographs. I  like the ‘charcoal’ effect . Here's a simple  tutorial for designers and art enthusiasts.1. Select a picture from your file. 2. P...
by My VA Journal on Sep 4, 2013

Illustration of an octopus

I was doing a worksheet for some kids and it had a drawing of an octopus. I drew this to illustrate the subject of the drawing lesson.This was drawn in pencil and then traced over with a sharpie. I used the sharpie to texture the octopus and give the...
by Artist Adron on Sep 1, 2013

- Reoccurring Eye -

I was eating breakfast at a local restaurant yesterday and I noticed that when I closed my eyes I would see this really interesting eye floating there.  So I tried to draw what I saw and this is the result of that....It was drawn with a micron .
by A Drawing Per Day on Jul 26, 2013

Celebrating Myself in March

Who is this grumpy woman?  It’s me!  Only I’m really not grumpy. I’m just looking a little to intensely at my mirror.  It doesn’t really look like the beginning of a celebration, does it?  But it is. During my birthday mon...
by See. Draw. Share. on Mar 5, 2013

African American History Month – Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) the legendary civil rights activist would have been 100 years old this year.  While many people know of her role as catalyst of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and as an icon of the Civil Rights Movemen...
by See. Draw. Share. on Feb 20, 2013

A Little Cartooning Here

Yesterday, I was having a drawing session with my grand-daughter Carissa and we got into an "Underwater" mode. Perhaps because SpongeBob was on the TV in the background. This was done with a .03 Micron pen. (Click on the Image to see a bigger one)...
by A Drawing Per Day on Jun 21, 2012

It’s National Doodle Day!

Today, 02 March 2012 is National Doodle day in aid of Epilepsy Action, did you do a doodle today? As a committed doodler I felt it only right that I provide a doodle for such a worthy cause and of course I enjoy … Continue reading →...
by Wealie's World on Mar 2, 2012

- A SURREAL IMPROVISATION WITH PEN AND INK -

Some call this doodling, but I take it pretty seriously and have done scores of these little pen and ink drawings. I like to put a small drawing in the middle of a large piece of paper to give it a little more drama, I guess :). This one is availab...
by A Drawing Per Day on Jan 21, 2012

From Pen and Ink to Papaver

This week, I have been making final alterations to some of my paintings before adding them to my sales site (link above).  To complete this pen and ink trees painting, I have already added more black to the bottom, and may also add a bit more at...
by Jewel's Arty Blog on Jul 13, 2011

PURPLE PLUM TREE PAINTING

This little painting is named "Yuka" pen & ink, watercolor, 9x12 140lbs hot press. Tommy picked out the purple color for some of the balls.  He thought his teachers daughter would like that color.  I really like the glitter and I also l...
by Art In Flight on Jun 29, 2011

Pen Sketch: The Cat Next Door

 Fletcher, brush pen and gouache on paper, 5 x 7 inches   Prowling his own quiet backyard or asleep by the fire, he is still only a whisker away from the wilds. ~Jean Burden    ...
by See. Draw. Share. on Jun 29, 2011

Imitate Good

John tells us to imitate good. This he uses Demetrius as an example of one who imitates good. We do not know what he did, but he is in the Word of God as an example of one who did good. That is a good testimony!
by Laboring In The Lord on May 25, 2011


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