Tag Archives: dip pens

Latest bee drawings

Aug 4, 2011 | Posted by in method, work | 2

Once again there seems to be a huge amount to report both on the drawings, and the activities of the bees in the garden. For those waiting for an update on the leaf-cutter bees, there is a post coming soon, with many photographs! There are also a few pen and ink drawings of leaf-cutter bees below. For those looking forRead more …

Bees in pen and ink: Dip pens

May 9, 2011 | Posted by in work | 6

  Above, left: Some quick sketches of a newly-emerged leafcutter. Above, centre and right: close-up views of a larger study of a leafcutter bee, showing the variety of lines used. Above: Gillott nib looking slightly worn – I just hope that when I start using the next one it gives me the same results, or I’m going to be veryRead more …