Tuesday, October 11, 2005
something I just did in my "samurai" sketchbook. The sketchbook is there for me to work out certain ideas for my next graphic novel project. It is especially useful when I have to draw traditional japanese wardrobe or instruments such as the shamisen.
I used a "water" brush from japan. It is actually a kid's toy that I discovered a few years ago. I put ink in it instead of water (you're supposed to rub the brush with water loaded in the synthetic bristols into water color tablets) and use that in sketchbooks. it is actually a pretty unreliable tool for drawing, even sketches, but I have managed to do some fun stuff with them over the years. I also used a Pigma Brush for the details. These brush pens are nice, but the tip gets beat to hell real fast, especially on your typical sketchbook paper stock.