Title: Traditional (metal nib and bottle) ink drawing
Dimension: A4 paper
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!
This is the 2nd of 3 in a series of drawings of churches as part of my NCFE L2 project work (UK evening class doesn't sound as posh!). The reference image is itself a drawing on which this is based. For the 1st image I had feedback (elsewhere) on shading for the light source being clearer. I have tried to do that in No 2, but can't overdo it as it is after all a series and I would like to have some uniformity across the 3. No 3 is still a WIP.
MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
Any and all feedback is welcome but especially:
- Tips for drawing from actual photos from which you have to deduce the shading for yourself. I have recently used 3 photos for some ATC's I just finished using Uni-Pin pens rather than nib and ink. As you are trying to cram so much in a such small space a little inkwork can look more impressive than it really is. Try the same on a piece of A4 and the penwork really has to be the business!!
- What pens do others like to use? I have a variety of nibs and pens but tend to stick to a few and favour my very fine ones.
- Any recommended books or websites for brushing up on technique?