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Pen & Ink with Watercolor

3.18  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Capture the details of life in pen and ink!

Using the classic method of drawing with a crow quill pen and India ink, artist George Olson introduces you to the art of pen-and-ink drawings accented with watercolor. The appeal of these exquisite gems lies in their very simplicity. You'll learn how to create one-of-a-kind works of art using minimal tools, straightforward inking
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Published September 4th 2006 by Northlight
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David
Oct 10, 2008 David rated it it was ok
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The instruction in this book is clear enough. My problems with it are twofold:
1. There is very little variation in the type of art being created.
2. All of the art is the author's own. He is very good with architectural drawings, but everything else left me cold.

Unless you really like exactly what the author is producing, this book doesn't offer a lot of ideas or inspiration.
Linda Yesline Yesline
Mar 06, 2013 Linda Yesline Yesline rated it it was ok
Probably a good intro to pen and ink drawing, but the drawings are not as sophisticated as I'd hoped. Books by Hogarth, Watson or Graves have more to offer, even though they don't cover watercolor (that I know of).
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