Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Slingin' Ink

On with the show!  This afternoon, I broke into my pile of drawings to ink, and I thought it would be fun to do a quick before, and after piece.  My setup is pretty simple.  I use plain ol' paper and ink with a Raphael 8404 #2 brush with india ink over 2H pencil lines.

For those of you who are a little scared of inking with a brush, I'll say, "Don't be.  Just try it.  You'll screw up a little bit, but there's always whiteout and/or photoshop to correct your mistakes.  Brushes aren't nearly as fussy as pens.  Get into it, and have fun."  There you go.  No more excuses people.  Get inky if you're not already.


Shelly said...

Thanks for sharing this! I'm going to try using the brush recommended... I've always relied on pens, but this looks like fun!

stephen said...

It's super fun. Let me know how it goes!