Pen and Ink Sketch: Cyclone Roller Coaster Coney Island NYC (1988)

This is a preliminary pen and ink of a photo I took at the amusement park on Coney Island. I haven’t figured out exactly how to paint the dramatic sky from the photo without overpainting the intricate structure of the roller coaster.

Feathered Infundibulum

I twisted a fan brush loaded with paint to begin this composition. I interposed some red between the feathered spikes of blue. This design contains several depictions of funnel, or funnel effects. Infundibulum is from the Latin. It means funnel. It is also the term for stalk that connects the hypothalamus to the pituitary, dangling […]

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