Asian girl in pen and ink

Sepia ink illustration by Matthew James Taylor on 29 March 2005

Asian girl in pen and ink (Sepia ink illustration)
Medium
Charcoal pencil and sepia ink on
Creation time
1 hour 10 minutes

Comments by the artist

This drawing has a slightly cartoony feel to it because I didn't vary the lines very much when I inked them in. The nib I was using stopped me from making lines too thin so maybe that was partly to blame. The shadows were painted in with a brush using a diluted amount of sepia ink. The drawing would have looked better if I had painted white highlights with gouache. I've never tried that before so maybe I will next time.


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