Brush & Pen Hatching Birds

  • Kuretake Medium Menso Brush
  • Brause Blue Pumpkin Nib & Tachikawa Holder
  • Kaimei Drawing Ink
  • Fabriano 1264 Mix Media Medium Toothe

Studying Raymond Sheppards own field sketches my pencil drawing stayed faithful. Once I prepared the saucer of ink I went my own way. Inspired by Magpies, Jays and Mockingbirds these sketchbook drawings had the secondary benefit of improving the harmony between brush and pen.