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Old 01-14-2004, 12:22 PM
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ETA: Recently, technical difficulties have made it impossible to get beyond the first page of any of the WC Articles atop most Forums across the site, however, it now appears that by taking the url and adding /pagex.php to the end of the url you may progress through the article ( x being the next page number).

I have gathered a list of what I could find for Projects and Articles for the P&I forum. I think this will be an easy way to for members new and old to find and maybe spark some renewed interest in some of the projects and inspire others with the articles

P&I Articles - Click on the Title to go to Article

Title: Basics in Ink Drawings
Author: Crissy_Gottberg, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: Stipple, Splatter, Thatch ... what do these terms have in common? Join Artist, Bendaini for a discussion on basic pen and ink techniques.

Title: Pen & Ink - Shading/Techniques/Lesson
Author: Murray_Cholowsky, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: If you are a beginner with pen and ink, catch the excitement as Artist Murray Cholowsky aka Artdude introduces beginners to techniques used in the art of pen and ink drawing. Don't miss the step-by-step walk through.

Title: Experiment with Fur
Author: Chris_Lockwood, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: How do you do that? was heard so often by WetCanvas! member, Chris Lockwood (Jakeally), that she has created a demonstration to explore some of the techniques used in drawing natural looking fur in pen and ink. Join Chris with your own creations and soon others will be asking you, How do you do that?

Title: Drawing a Gothic Arch - Part 1 of 3
Author: kitaye, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: This is the first in a series of tutorials geared to taking you through the step-by-step process of drawing and shading a stone wall in pen and ink. Artist and WC! member, kitaye, takes you through the steps needed to draw a gothic arch, then usable in any number of drawing styles and mediums.
Drawing a Gothic Arch - Part 2 of 3
Brief Description: Ever wanted to create a beautiful Gothic arch or stone masonry? Join WC! artist Kitaye in the second installment of her three-part tutorial. In this installment, Kitaye demonstrates the process for creating and inking a stone wall. The third and final installment will demonstrate how to bring the wall to life with watercolor washes.
Drawing a Gothic Arch - Part 3 of 3
Brief Description: Join WC! artist Kitaye for the third and final article in her "Stone Wall in Pen & Ink" series. This article will guide you through the steps of applying transparent watercolours over your inked stone wall. Watch over Kitaye's shoulder as she chooses her palette and applies her chosen colours block by block until the wall is completed.

Title: Pen & Ink: Saga 1 The 7 basic strokes
Author: Kimberlee_McPeek, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: Get started creating magical pen and ink works by learning the basics. WetCanvas! pen and ink artist Kimberlee McPeek shares her techniques using 7 basic strokes, plus information about basic tools use and care.

Title: Abstract Watercolor with a Twist
Author: Charissa_"sass"_Thomas, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: Follow Charissa step-by-step as she creates an abstract painting using watercolor and gel pens with a twist of sass in the mix.

Title: Celtic Knotwork - Part 1 of 6
Author: lilkitten, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: Celtic knotwork employs beautiful lines and angles that keep the eye attracted to your work providing a beautiful frame or an exquisite piece of artwork all on its' own. Award winning artist, Caroline Tigeress, shares a tutorial that will last through six articles and lead you on a step-by-step process through this wonderful maze of lines.

Title: Introduction to Chinese Painting
Author: Cheong Thye-Ming, Contributing Editor
Brief Description: Follow Cheong Thye-Ming as he leads you through the process of Chinese painting. You will learn about the the materials unique to Chinese painting; basic strokes and fundamental techniques, line styles, and applying color in the style of Chinese artists.


Some resources of older works/books to be found on the web include:

Elements of Pen and Ink Rendering - Rendering with Pen and Brush
by the International Library of Technology at archive .org

Pen drawing ; an illustrated treatise

by Maginnis, Charles Donagh, 1867-1955

Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen : their work and their methods : a study of the art today with technical suggestions
by Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

and a 'free' book online -

Pen Drawing: An Illustrated Treatise by Charles Donagh Maginnis

(These links should open to a 'book' - hover over the edges for page numbers or to 'turn' the page)

Pen and Ink Drawing
by Robertson, H. R.

These links are courtesy of Pedlars Pen - thank you Mike!

P&I Projects

Title: Fantasy Ink Project Project Leader: Bendaini

Title: Make a Commitment! Project Leader: Elankat

Title: Sketches - Pen and Ink Project Leader: kitaye

Title: Ink article - Deadwood drawing Project Leader: artdude

Title: Graphite & Ink - Drawings Project Leader: artdude

Title: Ink~Wash~Stipple Project Leader: sassybird

Title: Black Ink with a Shot of Color Project Leader: artdude

Title: Let Your Color Shine! Project Leader: sassybird

Title: Create a Negative Image Project Leader: sassybird

Title: PaperLess Ink Art Project Leader: artdude

Title: Spring Challenge Project Leader: sassybird

Title: Christmas Card in Pen & Ink. Leader: Ranger Dan

Useful and Informative Threads

12 Steps for Scanning Close-ups by Strettig

Archival BallPoint ISO inks by Jerry Stith

Archival Ballpoint Pen Info by lensman

Foliage Tutorial Part 1 by artistdbs

Foliage Tutorial Part 2 by artistdbs

Foliage Tutorial Part 3 by artistdbs

Foliage Tutorial Part 4 by artistdbs

Foliage Tutorial Part 5 by artistdbs

Foliage Tutorial Part 6 by artistdbs

How to make Bamboo nib holders by Kent

What kind of pens do you use?

How to Make and Sell Prints of your Artwork by Artistdbs

Hope you will ALL find these links handy!!

Your faithful servant...errr...ahhh..Guide


*I am "drawn" to Art!!* ~artdude~

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