Another page from my sketchbook.
My sketching habit is becoming more integrated into my daily routine. Quite often I not only sketch in the early morning hours but try to sneak a little time in the evenings as well.
Putting the pen or pencil to paper is such a therapeutic experience. It’s so calming for me, to focus purely on the creation of a sketch. To see a sketch take form beneath the pen is a satisfying and pure experience that serves to ground me and allow me to let go of the outside world, if only for a short period of time. This exercise is now becoming an essential part of my day.
For this sketch, I started with a light pencil outline to get the proportions correct. Once I was satisfied, I began laying down the ink with a Micron 005 and continued with ink until all the base linework and hatching was established. Then I used Copic markers to add color and some amount of shadow. Lastly, I use a white colored pencil and a white gel pen to create limited highlights.
Thank for viewing my work!