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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Illustration Friday: Clique

Here's a quick sketch for this week's word "Clique". I'm playing around a bit with my dipping pen and ink again as I was inspired by the work at the Charles Schultz Museum by the master himself. I tried to draw kings and queens in their typical poses of "drama".

Drawing my dog Angel with the same pen and ink from above. I really liked the quality of the line, so I'm posting it. The lines really seem to speak to me, like a symphony of various sounds only it's in lines. I've noticed that when I draw a quick line and I'm confident with the stroke, I get the best results.

Have a good week everyone.


Alina Chau said...

Funny expression :)

soulbrush said...

looks like your dog wants to join the clique... ha ha

neil said...

The clique of drama queens is great Vern but the dog is super! A great piece indeed, well done.

Connie said...

Thanks for sharing the dip pen work; it's really good. Your drama kings and queens are all too familiar. Love the dog. Now you've insprired me to take up my chop-stick again; it's what I've enjoyed using with ink.

Siukwan said...

Nice lines of using pen and ink, Vern. Although I haven't tried using it before, the result comes out wonderful of your sketching! The expressions of your characters are really funny, too!

dennis West said...

I like experimenting with hand drawing too. Unfortunately when it comes to actually doing the work I always default to doing it digitally because that's where I do most of my work, and so I'm most proficient that way.

Still, it's always nice to practice and experiment!

Nice entry for this week!

letile said...

what a nice dog!