Pretty Good Hand Writing – Cursive And Recursive

Dec. 21, 2011, midnight

The media for this piece are archival and water-based inks (line work & background shading) and guache paints on a 19.5x36" canvas. I started with pencil (and quickly discovered that it can be very difficult to erase pencil from matte canvas), and completed the line drawing with a Pigma brush pen (several, actually... the tips on those things wear out at an alarming rate). Finally, I colored with guache paints, which are vibrant, but maintain the pleasing texture of the canvas.

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