Inking “Phree”

If you’re curious as to what my process to stippling looks like, I’ve done a few timelapse videos, from a while ago, for a behind the scenes look. This particular video is of a ACEO drawing I did called “Phree”. I also have a basic visual how-to that briefly explains how I use color that can be viewed here.

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Pen and ink artist inspired by Nature, Beauty, Spirit and Song.

8 thoughts on “Inking “Phree””

    1. This took about 5-6 hours to do but I took frequent breaks. Working in just black ink doesn’t take as much time as working in color.


  1. OH MY GOD. Beautiful. I can’t wait to try it out. Is there any special pen that you use? I am in India, so I may not get the same pens that you do, but I can try to get something similar.

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    1. I use Pigma Micron 005 pens and Staedtler 0.05 pigment liners. Because my drawings are smalls, I use pens with much smaller tips. If I were doing a drawing that’s 14×17 I would probably use something with a larger tip like a 01 or 02. I’ve also used Rotring and Koh-I-Nor technical pens in the past but they tend to require more effort to keep them clean and are much more expensive in price.You can also try using dip pens with smaller nibs. I’ve seen others do it but it may require a bit more of a learning curve in developing your technique.

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