The photo below lends itself perfectly to a pen and ink rendition. There are an assortment of grays, and textures abound. Long shadows overlay this terrain. My pen and ink sketch is below:
I composed the pen and ink study below from one of the photographs I took in Central Park. It may have been during the New York City Marathon. In the photo, one can see many people on the road under which the tunnel burrows.
I’ve been scouring my photo archives for interesting black and whites with interesting geometric composition and a full range of tonal values. For today’s experiment I found a street photo of a dumpster and a staircase that fit the bill. Here is my pen and ink rendition of the scene: I drew in pencil before inking, […]
I am hoping to end my painting dry spell, beginning today. I found one of my photos of a hot dog stand that offered a way for me to ease back into painting. It has a good range of tonal values from very dark to very light; the composition is geometric, making it a relatively […]