Old oak with Ivy
I first drew this gorgeous old oak tree about 20 years ago which stands in a nearby field, and I’m pleased to say that it’s still standing proud today. I’ve used a home made reed pen with walnut ink for this quick study, they’re such an expressive implement to draw with… well you only have to look at the drawings of Rembrandt, who was undoubtedly the master of reed pens. Reed pen and walnut ink, on Ruscome Mill India Office drawing paper.
About the Artist
Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…View full profile