Category Archives: Pen and ink

Nero in Rome Burning

It was a real pleasure to add ”Rome Burning”, by Noodler´s Ink, to the”Ink bottle family”! Konrad says hi and he is happy with his new home Robert

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Wash with ink or watercolor?

There are more options!  Water resistant ink and then watercolor washes premixed in a brush pen, sweet way to do it In this example the complete sketch is done with water resistant ink. After that I restate some choice lines … Continue reading

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Ink and wash trials

I was trying out the fountain pen solution for my ink and wash work in my sketchbook. There sure is a lot to choose from when it comes to fountain pens and inks suitable for them. I have tried Lamy Safari … Continue reading

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Having inkfever

I have been wanting to get back to learning more about ink drawing and pen and wash. I have studied some Rembrandt pen and wash and know it is going to take a long time to get that simplified yet … Continue reading

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Ink and wash after Canaletto

Trying to keep the pace up for a change I discovered this wondrous kind of drawing technique that Canaletto used in his day. I put in the ink drawing first and after that i start doing washes with blue. This … Continue reading

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Ink drawing after Rembrandt

The possibilities that lies in the ink linedrawing combined with a wash is amazing. To me one of the masters of that technique is Rembrandt. I keep coming back to his landscapedrawings with those delicate washes showing the balance of values and how … Continue reading

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