Category Archives: Pen and inks

A Monochrome Landscape – New YouTube video

Learn to draw a monochrome landscape using pens and black ink. Follow this link to watch the time-lapse video of making of this sketch.

https://youtu.be/5JKf2rFzsJc
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Understanding values (dark, light and mid tones) is extremely important when sketching/painting, even though the painting may be fully colored.

If you are sketching in monochrome, values help identify various elements from each other.

If you are sketching in colors, values lend a certain jazz, character and contrast to the sketch.

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Five Point Perspective drawing – New YouTube Video

Learn to draw a building in five-point perspective (also called Fisheye perspective) in this two-part demo.

Link to part 1:
https://youtu.be/U8wwztLY9YI

Link to part 2:
https://youtu.be/GlXmQnSEXcA

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Goa Diaries

Some pen, inks, watercolors sketches made on the recent visit to Goa, India. Sketches always add a different flavor to any trip, making it more special, and making the sights and sound better ingrained in our minds.

Above 3 pics: Glimpses of the very popular Baga beach

Above: A boat resting in the Baga river

Above: A small portion of the Saint Francis Church of the old Goa

Above 2 pics: Another popular, yet thankfully less crowded beach, Anjuna

Three Point Perspective – Bird’s eye view of a cityscape

Do you want to learn how to draw these buildings in three point perspective? Then head over to the YouTube by clicking on the link below:
 
https://youtu.be/xkFpRC7LBBw
 
This lesson is divided into two parts for easy grasping. The first part covers the basics of three point perspective, and the second one covers the actual rendering.
 
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