I drew Ingrid using Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pens and Prismacolor Verithin Coloured Pencils inside a handbound leather journal. The original drawing measures 9 by 9 inches and the final limited edition print measures 8.5 by 11 inches. This size print is easy to mat and frame and hang on your wall. A pre-cut 11 by 14 inch mat with an opening cut for an 8 by 10 inch will fit this print perfectly. Then just slip it into your favourite 11 by 14 inch picture frame.
I began by drawing Ingrid using Faber Castell Pitt Artist pens. I use all their nib sizes when drawing. After the ink work is completed I begin adding the coloured pencil.
Adding in more coloured pencil to achieve some depth and highlights. I really enjoy using Prismacolor Verithin coloured pencils over any other Prismacolor or other brand because the lead stay sharp and are extra hard allowing you to shade those tiny places without the worry of your lead softening or breaking for that matter.
She’d make a mighty fine baby shower gift or a hooting happy gift for the owl lover in your life. She is Listed for sale here in my Etsy Shop. I ship internationally too.
Abigail was created with ink and coloured pencil on ingris paper. She measures 9×9 inches.
She’s a rather phat birdie! 😉
I’ve been listing many original illustrations in the shop. More will be added in the coming weeks. It feels great to be working again. I’m so glad you are all here. You give me hope to continue onwards.
Mediums – Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pens and Prismacolor Verithin Coloured Pencils inside a 9×9 inch Fabriano Quadrato Artist Journal
Today, to my surprise I received a delightful box from Charles Smith in the mail. A few months ago he had written to ask if there were any art supplies that I needed as he was traveling to Japan where art supplies are cheap and plentiful as opposed to here in Eastern Canada.
After numerous emails from Charles I finally conceded and I wrote back and asked if he’d pick me up a few Pilot Choose Pens in white as my one lone one had all but run out. Well, I opened the box and there were five pens, two boxes of Prismacolor 36 pack Verithin coloured pencils and one box of Prismacolor 12 pack Watercolor pencil crayons. OMG. I was in tears. My pencil crayons were running out fast so this colourful box of goodies has really brightened my day. Continue reading
Title – Infinessence
Artist – Jessica Doyle
Medium – Drawn with Faber Castel india ink on vintage wallpaper I salvaged from my home
Size – 8×8 inches (20,3cm by 20,3cm).
Date of creation – September 2009
I couldn’t bare to throw out all the wallpaper we took off the walls. Much of it came off in large sheets; big enough to draw upon. I rolled it up, bagged it and saved it. The bottom most layer of wallpaper dates back to Circa 1920.
The Original is listed.
I drew her with Pilot G-tec C4 pens, Pilot Hi-tec C pens, Pilot opaque white ink, water and Prismacolor Verithin colored pencils on 8.5 by 11 inch (21,6cm by 27,9cm) smooth white paper.
I should add that this illustration was inspired by Christopher Dewan of The Urban Sherpa. He’s beginning an online literary magazine called 3 Blind Elephants and is accepting submissions.
8×10 inch Archival prints of Martha the Elephant are available for purchase in the shop.
All were created using Pilot pens, Faber Castel India Ink and Prismacolour coloured pencils on Strathmore petaled fine art paper.
Size – 8×8 inches / 20,3cm by 20,3cm
The original illustrations are for sale. Within the individual listings you can see close-ups of each illustration.
Soft is here.
Point is here.
Float is here.
Hope you like them!