A little break from the Christmas cards, as the last two still have to be flung at their intended victims.
The weather has been eerily warm here in Ontario the past week, so it had me thinking of pretty soft pastels and florals.
Copics, White Gel Pen, Multiliner, Washi Tape
Managed to make something I’m happy with. This has been a final product of the many tools I’ve been playing with. The jacket is washi tape, all the colours are a mix of Copic Markers and Kuretake Markers, and the line work is all done with a ballpoint pen, and I could not be happier.
By the way it looks warped, because I took a photo of it on an angle, and her head looks even smaller because of it, but I’m still very pleased.
Washi Tape, Ballpoint Pen, Copic Markers, Kuretake Markers, White Gel Pen.
Hi-cut swimwear has been making it back into the rounds again. I wish I had a brighter red, maybe I should have used yellow.
This was an experiment, where I laid down all the skin tones before doing any line-art, and I’m still really liking the ballpoint pen as my line-art.
Copic Markers, White Gel Pen, Kuretake Brush Pens, 0.5mm Ballpoint Pen.
I feel like, my finished pieces never live up to my sketches. Or rather my sketches have more life in them.
Finetec watercolours in Gold, Kuretake Brush Pens, FW Acrylic Ink in Black.
Its been a few years since I’ve done any digital colouring. Its not the greatest, but I still enjoy the outcome. Rough sketch is lower down.
Paint Tool Sai.
Happy New Year, I hope you all have a great 2018.
I didn’t “sketch” this out like I normally do with all my drawings, I just grabbed two markers, a pale grey and a black marker, and went to town. I must admit I love this final effect, and I’m going to try to use it more often.
I did force myself to step away a bit, because I wanted to (and still do) go in with a fine tipped pen to add in more details but I’m afraid I’ll mess it up. So for now, she lives as a blurry splotchy hot mess in my sketchbook.
Grey and Black Kuretake Brush Pens.
A single tube of red lipstick, and beside it the sketch I was working from. It’s surprising how my lines are straighter here than when I use a ruler.
Also for Inktober I’ve been working in 2 separate sketchbooks, one is an unlined Moleskine which is strictly for planning and sketches, because it can’t handle anything other than ballpoint pen and pencils, the other is a $10 sketchbook from Michael’s which is holding up surprisingly well.
FW Acrylic Ink, Dr. P.H. Martin’s Pen White Ink, Kuretake Brush Pen in Wine.