If you have not read part 1 of this series I highly suggest that you do that. You can find it here. The first layer of this drawing was accomplished with pencil. I left off with a few different blending options which while handy to know are not necessary for this particular drawing. By the … Continue reading An Instructional Drawing Guide: Part 2 – Illustration Pens
The first step is straightforward, find a building to draw. I happen to adore Victorian Architecture so I googled St. James Court in Louisville. It happens to be the home of a world-famous art show annually. I first drew it roughly in .02 ink pen (you can buy a cheap illustration pen set for $12.00 … Continue reading Elements of Architectural Sketches
The pencil has freed me from the cage that I have felt confined by for months and now my illustrations are flowing again ...
Practice with watercolor, as frustrating as it is, is really paying off. Leaps and bounds improvement here. If you aren't going to go all out lifelike with every detail in every color (which can be quite daunting) choosing a few tones in a unified palette truly simplifies it and takes off a lot of pressure. … Continue reading Water Color: German Castle