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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Work life, drawing on the way, by Elaine (jaguarish)

I thought about this theme and since I just work on computers, it would be a pretty tough thing to draw.  I do draw on my way to work a lot.  Here is a composite sketch from several days of train and bus riding.  I've been trying to keep up with Inktober (drawing at least once a day) and using different pens and techniques as much as I can.


The brown lines are from a Noodler's Creaper (flex nib fountain pen) loaded with Noodler's Polar Brown; the lady with the headphones is drawn with a Tombow Zoom 909 (fountain pen) loaded with Quink blue black; the man on the train is drawn with a Noodler's Konrad brush pen loaded with Noodler's Lexington Gray; and the feet/shoes are drawn with a Noodler's Konrad (flex nib fountain pen) loaded with Noodler's 54th Massachusetts.

4 comments:

  1. i know the feeling of working in computers and this is a great alternative and what a wonderful sketch you did Elaine! lovely colorful ink sketches :) more please!

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  2. Great idea to draw the other commuters who work on computers! Fun hearing about all the different pens and inks too! Thanks for that added info!

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  3. So nice to know your pens. I've heard good things of the flex pen...love your work :-)

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  4. I like this. My husband rode the train to work for years. I wish he had been a "sketcher".

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