I copied a bit from John Ruskin’s ‘Elements of Drawing’ at the beginning of sketchbook number 7 (July) of 2010. I do a lot of reading and looking at artists’ images. I used advice from the masters to learn the basics of sketching and drawing. I continue to be impressed by the myriad of ways […]
I used an ink pen to sketch this scene when I visited Sacramento. I got the straight lines straight enough and the trees wavy enough. The cars were a combination of the ink lines.
The hints of color were provided by ink pens. I varied the strokes to get different tones of black in the spaces between the fence uprights.
This mostly a pencil sketch. I used ink to accent some of the shadow tones and reinforce some outlines.