Rogério Lupo: Pen Nib and Ink
Refined Hatching Technique for Scientific Illustration
Start with a thorough review of pen nibs and the physical aspects involved in their performance. Learn methods for preserving the pen and avoiding corrosion and damage, and improving its function. Study different pen and ink techniques; the primary focus is on the method of hatching and its refinement. Explore how to render various shapes and forms in nature by using hatching and discover the existing technical choices available to render pen nib shading, with some previous graphite shading experience as your basis. Learn new skills through demonstrations, practical exercises and step-by-step individual instruction to finish an elegant final plate. Please download the course manual and supplies list from the links below.