Life Drawings Early December 2011

Below are some recent drawings from recent life drawing sessions at the Fayetteville Underground.  Mostly graphite on paper.

Life Drawings, Early July 2011

More drawings from my weekly life drawing session at the Fayetteville Underground.

All graphite this time, 11 x 17 cartridge paper.

Life Drawings, Early July 2011.



Life Drawings Spring/Summer 2011

I’ve found a local group of artists who have a weekly life drawing session!  I’m very rusty, but it’s been great fun.  Here are some recent drawings.

Drawings – Spring/Summer 2011

Package from Amazon

  • Pentel Pocket Brush Pen with two ink refills (I’ll be replacing them with fountain pen refillable converters).
  • The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst. Used, a bit roughed up, but cheap.  I’ll be wearing this edition out as well…

I just tried the pen out. A little more cheaply made than my Kuratake brush pen, but the line quality is great and it costs a quarter of what the Kuratake costs.  Best of all, I can carry it around with me and not worry about losing an expensive tool.

Some doodles to get the ink flowing in my new brush pen.

Brush pen doodles to get the ink flowing in my new brush pen.

Pen and Ink Drawings

I started playing with a Rotring drawing pen the other day. It uses ink cartidges, of unknown quality and longevity, so I bought a converter that allows me to load my own ink; in this case, bottled sumi ink. I’m thinking about getting my technical pens out of storage and having a go with them as well. And then there’s my Japanese Kuratake brush pen…