While not at all at the level of the curls and swirls of medieval illuminated manuscripts, I have always admired their decorative qualities. This is just a quickie to catch myself up with Inktober – #8 Star has been keeping me far too busy, and I have other things to do today!
Tag: Inktober 2018
Time, time, time. This could also be the next Inktober assignment of “flowing” while I think about it. Anyway, after doing this, I realized it made me think of some of the ink drawings and cartoons from the 30s, such as in Archie and Mehitabel, though probably not as sophisticated.
Somedays you just don’t want to get out of bed . . . too much partying, too much to do, whatever. Crawl into bed, pull the covers over your head, and disappear for a few hours. Great medicine in our crazy world!
This is a combination of a fude ink brush and water-soluble graphite.
With my sincerest apologies to Charles M. Schulz and the gang over at Peanuts! I couldn’t resist.
I’m really not much of a cartoonist, so doing these silly little sketches is getting me to think about how things look on a page. Pencil first, pen next, then water-soluble graphite.
Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out.
How often do we get to slow down? To be tranquil is to relax, to be in the moment, to be calm, to be-here-now.
And then, the peace and comfort of a good friend or loved one.
I used a water brush and water-soluble graphite, specifically as illustrated below.
Inktober is here! Time to get out the ink and pen and brush and paper and work in black and white and shades of grey. You can find more about it here! And here is the official list to work from.
Now let’s think about this – it’s October, Halloween is creeping up on us, evil is in our thoughts (maybe). So – poisonous and apples. Here are first contributions – a day late – but we shall persevere!