Monday, October 24, 2016

Still Playing with the Sailor Fude Pen 55

This page was worked in the Global Arts "Hand.book" journal.  The pages have a slight toothy or vellum like feel to them compared to paper like hot press, bristol smooth or cartridge paper.

Using the Sailor Fude pen is really a lot of fun when working trees.....at least for me.  Even when I don't get the angle of the nib down just right, even the slightest mark on paper fits with the texture of trunks and branches.

I think the more I play with this pen, the better control I'll eventually achieve.  I just love the fact a single nib can produce all the variations seen here.

(From photo taken a couple years ago while still living in West Virginia.)



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