Pens and Pigment

Emma's Art and Other Things


Medium: Dip Pen, Ink, Gel Pen My dad brought up half a horse mandible, and a full black bear mandible for me to draw. I drew the black bear from a tricky angle, but I think it looks neat (not... Continue Reading →


Old Locks

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink, Gel Pen As you may or may not have noticed, I took a break from my blog and Instagram. I usually don't talk too much about personal stuff that doesn't relate to art, but I do... Continue Reading →

Big Cat Skulls

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink, Gouache I normally don't like a lot of photo editing, but trust me... you don't want to see the color of this table. The colors I mixed are quite unusual. At night they look sickeningly neon,... Continue Reading →

Horse Skull

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink, Gel Pen After my dad brought this skull in from the barn and set it on my art table, I think it's one of my favorites. It's very unusual and distinct, and very beautiful. My dad... Continue Reading →

Bear Skulls

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink Black backgrounds again! Have I said before that I like black backgrounds? I believe I have. I tried two different variations. On the first, I did two layers and left the edges patchy, and on the... Continue Reading →

Wolf and Coyote Skulls

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink Let me just say, that I love making art just for the sake of making art. I love sitting down, listening to music, and enjoying every pen line. That sounds so corny, but it's true. After... Continue Reading →

Mandibles (Bear & Bison)

Medium: Dip Pen, Ink I've had this half mandible in the top drawer of my desk since as long as I can remember. My dad said it was either a coyote, wolf, or bear, and his friend identified it as... Continue Reading →

Bison Skulls

Medium: A stubborn dip pen and some ink Remember how I was going to push myself to make better art, set goals, and obtain more skills? Well, I've changed my mind... for now at least. I'm stressed thanks to school,... Continue Reading →

Fernandel Caricature

Medium: Pen, Charcoal Here it is! My first caricature. I watched a bunch of tutorial videos by Court Jones, and then finally followed his method and did my own caricature. I also watched some videos by Stan Prokopenko on facial... Continue Reading →

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