Looking For Treasure

A long-sized ink artwork about the Mermaid’s life 🙂 This drawing is a part of my new Marine Fantasy series, three large-scale ink artworks about sea creatures and exciting adventures.

The fragments of this drawing:

The process photos and video

The artwork is a cut A2 size of paper, so it’s quite a large format, especially for the liners of such small width like 0.05 or 0.1 (I used them a lot for creating textures and details).

The main technical difference between the large-scale drawings I made a year and a half ago, and those I worked on recently is the variation of the line width and increased contrast.

My older artworks were lacy and low-contrast because I used many tiny lines, the thinner, the better. And now I use more liners of broader widths (like number 0.3 or 0.4) and, situationally, apply brush strokes for contouring.

On this photo, you can see me working with an S liner of the Faber-Castell Pitt line (S means 0.3).

An example of the process photo:

A video, creating contours and textures, refining the artwork:

Thank you for taking the time to watch and read! 🙂

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