Ink Media in action


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Ink Media in action

In this chapter we'll take a look at ink media. Ink as an art medium has been around for a very long time. One of the principal visual components of ink is line. Traditionally, the combination of a nib and a penholder have acted as the stylus-based instrument used to apply ink to a surface. The nib itself acts as a reservoir for the ink. Hand pressure causes the ink to flow from the nib's point to the paper. There are a variety of nib profiles that enable a wide range of expressive line qualities.

The type of line quality the artist wants will depend on the nib used. I'm going to place a bit of ink on this pen nib. Now when I start to draw with it, I get a very nice fine line. Depending on how hard I press, I can vary the width of the line. Many of the pens in Painter also utilize pressure to accomplish the same kind of line width control. Another ink based medium is markers. These are more contemporary ink tools that originated in the 50s.

Markers used a transparent ink colors ...

Ink Media in action
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Ink Media in action provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Corel Painter 11: Mastering Brushes

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Design
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Painter
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