Janet Takahashi: The Pen And Ink Illustrated Journal

The Pen And Ink Illustrated Journal
Janet Takahashi
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Learn tips and techniques to create illustrations that you will love.  Start with a simple line and immerse yourself in the story you can tell by creating interesting variations. Tone with light washes. Create depth and dimension that will walk off the page.  Hone your drawing skills. Learn to quick-sketch your observations.  Record your journey in pen and ink — the perfect medium for a travel journal. 


Your favorite Pointed nibs and a straight pen holder; Micron Pigma waterproof pen, size 01 (other sizes optional); Fountain Pen (optional); Ink (for dip pens) of your choice in black or sepia and Higgins Eternal; water brush or small round paintbrush size 4 or 6; small water cup and few paper towels; pencil, pencil sharpener and soft eraser; watercolor pencils (Prussian blue, a yellow and a red) or a small set of watercolors; paper or a sketchbook with a paper that takes multi-media, suitable for watercolor and pen and ink.


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