These three Roma tomatoes are from our garden. They are an unusual shaped variety, and with their brilliant red skins…just needed to be drawn!
The Pentel brush pen is a joy to use. With a change in pressure and angle and you can swiftly produce either thick or quite fine lines. I may use a little white gouache over some unruly lines – carefully, as too much will cause a loss of vitality to the drawing.
I drew it in a A5 Fabriano Venezia Journal, which has 200gsm paper – it takes watercolour fairly well.
As much as I love to experiment with many types of art media, and styles, the simplicity of line and wash (on paper and sometimes in an art app) is perhaps, my most favourite place to return to. Also, as I mention in this post here, it’s been the easiest to fit into a busy family life.
Enjoy your day! Stay safe.