How to Create Tone with Pen and Ink

Skill Level : 1 Beginner

Medium : Pen and Ink Drawing

Subject : General, Landscapes

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 6 minutes

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Class Description

The  quality of your pen and ink work depends on these exercises shown in this lesson. It is imperative that you grasp them as soon as possible. Following on from the previous lesson you will now proceed to produce tonal charts in pen and ink.

During the class we will learn:

How to depict tonal ranges in 4 different styles
1. by using vertical lines only
2. by vertical lines, then adding horizontal lines, and finally by adding diagonal lines.
3.  by different densities of squiggles – yes squiggles!
4. by a series of very short vertical strokes.

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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