Lisa Ann Thomas
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Rendering and Adding Value with Pen & Ink.

Posted on May 6, 2012 at 9:56pm 1 Comment

           There are a few techniques you can use when doing a shaded Pen & Ink drawing. The five techniques include; hatching, cross hatching, contoured hatching, scumbling and stippling.

            The one I use the most is STIPPLING.

            First let’s look at this pointillism process.  Stippling is a creation of a pattern simulating varying degrees of shading by using small dots or patterns.  It is a random placement of dots solidifying dark and light to create an…


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At 3:35pm on May 9, 2012, Jeffrey A. Knight said…

Thank you -- my new art friend -- love your art work -- pen and ink and stippling -- beautiful -- I don't know your friend -- say hello for me -- Viva San Antonio ! -- have a great art day !!!

At 5:00am on May 9, 2012, Sharon Crowder said…

Thank you for the friend request, Lisa Ann, and your kind comments about my horse art!

At 1:12am on May 8, 2012, Sudha said…

Thanks for the Friend Request, Lisa Ann, and for your kind words!

At 12:45am on May 8, 2012, Mike Ivey said…
Thanks very much for the friendship.
At 2:08am on May 6, 2012, Donna Duquette said…

Welcome to the Art Colony, Lisa Ann!  If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site! 
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At 11:08pm on May 5, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Lisa Ann, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

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Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

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