These are three separate pen and ink drawings of a woman’s portrait. The initial sketches were drawn with pen, then water and ink washes were used to soften the edges. These three pieces of art were drawn in a very loose and careful style that allowed for strong variations between the light and dark surfaces of the portraits. A slight shade of grey wash was used to bridge the gap between the careful placing of white and black, which helps to form the shapes of the woman’s face in each drawing.

Pen and Ink Drawings, Woman Portrait Art 01

Pen and Ink Drawings, Woman Portrait Art 02

Pen and Ink Drawings, Woman Portrait Art 03

Pen and Ink Portraits of a Woman

3 thoughts on “Pen and Ink Portraits of a Woman

  • January 1, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    i luv your techneque, i might try something to this

  • January 3, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    Thank you for the kind comment, and good luck in your artistic pursuits.

  • April 9, 2010 at 12:12 am

    What got you into the drawings? And how do you get them displayed? I work with a fountain pen for most of my sketches, usually fantasy, animals and children. Sometimes I play with those colored brushes (indian ink) which I have only recently discovered. I want to sell some but have no idea how to go about it? Any suggestions would be appriciated!
    Your work is supurb! How long have you been doing this now? LOVE IT!

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