By Ruth Rowland
Journal: Ballpoint Pen Lettering
I developed these hand drawn pieces using ballpoint pens and gel pens. I'm always keen to experiment with new pens and inks in my collection to get a feel for their pros and cons. Even working with pens and inks within the same brand series, can be quite different experiences.
These pieces are created by combining my lettering skills with some of my drawing techniques to build up the forms - as you can imagine, they were a lot of fun to work on.
If you're still in a playful frame of mind, take a look at my hand drawn Harry Potter Sketchbooks, made for the course which accompanied the inspirational Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at The British Library, London, UK ...