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digistyle
12-01-2001, 02:55 PM
This drawing is after an oil painting titled "Girl with a Feather" by Mian Situ. I saw it in the June 2001 issue of The Artist's Magazine. Situ's use of shadow and light was excellent. I decided to try to capture it in pen & ink. I went straight to ink, without an underdrawing, which allowed me to "freestyle" a bit. Drawn on 8.5 x 11 inch, medium tooth paper with Micron 01, 03 & 05 pens.

digistyle

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/01-Dec-2001/peninkstudy.JPG

sassybird
12-02-2001, 07:03 AM
:clap: A very nice study. I did not see the piece you are speaking of, but would like to. I prefer to work without an underpainting or drawing most of the time. That comes from doing drypoint etching in my case. I have developed more confidence working in this manner, and you show much confidence in this piece :)

sandge
12-02-2001, 07:47 AM
Beautiful! I love the energy of the marks. :)

RuthT
12-02-2001, 09:46 AM
Great work digistyle, you have created some lovely lights and darks.

NorahT
12-02-2001, 08:18 PM
Well done :)

artdude
12-02-2001, 11:12 PM
Well done digistyle !!! :clap: Very nice ink work. You are a braver person than I, working without an underdrawing :D You have done a wonderful job with your "freestyle" inking. Keep it up!!

els
12-13-2001, 10:42 AM
Very well done digistyle. Like the way you made the lines follow the contours.