Pen & Ink

A creative exploration of an exquisite time-treasured drawing technique

Loui Jover, Desarae Lee and Samuel Silva
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Pen & Ink combines practical instruction, inspirational art, and photographs for a contemporary look into working with pen and ink. Discover a variety of techniques, from using ballpoint pen to stippling portraits and adding watercolor washes.

Pen & Ink combines practical instruction with inspirational artwork to awaken a new generation of pen-and-ink enthusiasts.

Drawing with pen and ink has been a celebrated art form for centuries. In addition to ballpoint pen, today's pen-and-ink artists use a variety of tools, including fountain pens, graphic pens, and brushes to create photorealistic drawings. Pen & Ink, the premier title in Walter Foster's new Artistry series focusing on specialized fine-art mediums, combines practical instruction with inspirational art and photographs for a comprehensive guidebook designed to awaken a new generation of pen-and-ink enthusiasts. Professional pen-and-ink artists take readers on a creative journey through each of their distinct techniques, from learning basic pen techniques to stippling portraits and adding watercolor washes. Instructions for rendering each technique, as well as beautiful finished artwork across a variety of styles, give aspiring artists a contemporary look into working with pen and ink.

Author bio:

Loui Jover is an artist in Arundel, Queensland, Australia. He studied commercial and graphic arts and worked as an illustrator for the Australian Army before becoming a professional mixed-media artist. Originally from Europe, Loui moved to Australia as a child and now lives with his wife and daughter and creates ink drawings on vintage book paper in his backyard studio.Utah-based artist Desarae Lee works as a full-time artist and has exhibited her art at galleries and festivals throughout the United States. She holds a degree in art education from Brigham Young University and has received awards from various art organizations. Learn more at www.desaraelee.com.An attorney raised in Portugal and currently based in London, England, Samuel Silva spends his free time creating photorealistic drawings with ballpoint pen. He started drawing at the age of 2 and has been featured on Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and CNN, among others. Learn more at vianaarts.deviantart.com.

Category: Drawing
ISBN: 9781633221789
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: Artistry
Pub Date: November 2016
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Drawing & drawings