This pic is from imagination. Used various Pigma Micron Fine point pens(0.2, 0.5 and 0.8). Total penciling + inking time = approx 2 hrs.
Yesterday I was sitting at an eatery in a mall. Just in front of me was this small snacks shop. While I was waiting for my order to arrive (and till 10 minutes after it arrived), I drew this small sketch of the snacks shop. Ball point pens on hand made paper, 15 minutes.
Drew this aloe vera plant in my terrace garden using Pigma Micron Pigment pens sizes 0.2, 0.5 and 0.8. The alo vera plan is a very interesting combination of very dry base and very fresh and juicy leaves. This presents a great opportunity of varying textures in a single picture.
Drew this for testing some new pigment liner pens I bought today on hand made paper.
Today I was stranded at a place for around 30 mins. This tree was right at an arm’s distance from me, and I could see all the interesting patterns on the bark of this tree. It’s always feels so natural to draw these rough textures on the hand made paper! Ball point pen on hand made paper, 25 minutes.
Yesterday I was sitting at a coffee shop. This house, surrounded by trees and bushes, was across the street. While I was waiting for my sandwich and coffee, I quickly sketched it using pencils on hand made paper. Today I finished this sketch using black ball point pen. Total time 1hour.
This is a goldfish from my home aquarium. Staedtler pigment liner pen 0.2 on drawing paper. 30 mins.
Did this as a practice to draw tree trunk. Ball point pen on hand made paper.
After going through some art books recently, I have started believing that any ordinary and even ugly scene can be rendered in an interesting (and sometimes pretty) ways if seen and drawn correctly.
Today I was at a friend’s place. From the big window, I could see a vast ugly slum on the nearby hills. The organization within the seemingly chaotic way appealed to me, and I drew this scene. Staedler gel pen on drawing paper.
I recently came across a very interesting art book called ‘Drawing on the Right Side of Brain’ by Betty Edwards. In this book she has given a very intuitive technique of drawing a self portrait by looking in the mirror. I got the look right on the fourth attempt. Pencil on drawing paper.