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Ink-brush buildings

Following on from my experiments in sketching with an ink-filled water-brush I dug out an old Platinum fude brush pen. The nylon brush-tip’s a bit shredded so it’s not very detailed, but the ink flow is hugely better than the very popular Pentel … Continue reading

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55 passers by

I’ve added a new page to the blog, sharing books that are currently inspiring my sketching; the first is Hokusai’s Manga (‘manga’ originally meant ‘light drawings or sketches’). After copying some of his very simple but individual faces (bottom of post) I sat … Continue reading

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Bath streets

Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, watercolour, white Gelly Roll pen, A7 – 10 minutes drawing and ink wash on site, 10 minutes at home for colour My recent sketching’s been more domestic than urban so here are a … Continue reading

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