I got this image from a Ukranian friend, Vitaliy (http://vitaliybilyak.livejournal.com/). Drawing snow covered bikes using pen and ink was a real challenge because of the erratic nature of shapes due to deposited snow, as well as the tangled mass of bikes. This challenge made this piece especially satisfying.
Mermaid. This tool a while to do, nearly a month, on and off.Done digitally using ArtRage Studio Pro on Wacom Intuos 4.
I was trying to get this look for the mermaid since long time. Finally managed to nail it here.
A pen and ink sketch of an English B&B I stumbled upon on a social network. Done entirely using Sakura Pigma fine point pens of various sizes.
Coming back to the noir scene in pen and inks… A pair of (sexy) assassins.
In the Distant Lands, there lies a futuristic city, surrounded by a tall stone wall and snowy mountains. The city is basking in the bright sunlight, oblivious of the dark storm moving towards it.
I just got my hands on a fantastic digital painting software called ArtRage Studio Pro. This s/w simulates various traditional media in digital painting. In the following 2 sketches, I have used the oil painting and chalk brushes to simulate traditional paintings: