Sketchbook Ballpoint Pen Studies and Randomness

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↓ Sketchbook 1: Various witches, a weird dog, Ranma! and a little kid scribbled over my drawings in a corner and I mention it.

↓ Sketchbook 2: Various studies of wrinkles in clothes, white shirt without bra, shirt, hoodies, big hoodies. Use of colored pens cyan and pink. A steampunk girl with pink hair.

↓ Sketchbook 3: Several female body studies with bra and pants. One is crouched full page with a cigarette. A white corrector is visible. A strange face in the corner with cat ears.

↓ Sketchook 4: Various foot studies, a woman in a strange pose discovers a butterfly on her foot. Another sits on a chair next to a large foot with sunglasses. A thumbnail study in the corner for a 2024 illustration: too gothic.

↓ Sketchbook 5: Pleroma kicking a bat-Threads logo, a politician with a pineapple instead of a head saying 'vote for me', a saxophone player, various pen tests on the right page, with 'wet' test for the ink: brush, ink pen, gel pen, ballpoint pen. Most of the tests are bad scribbles with ink running out of control.

↓ Sketchbook 6: Top-down studies, various portraits, various furry animals (dog, cow, cockatiel), someone wearing futuristic glasses in a cold environment, some kind of mecha armor for a woman protecting a plant, a bear, a squirrel, a young woman, Clint Eastwood.

↓ Sketchbook 7: GNU/Linux fishing together, a guy at a conference, an attempt for Yennefer from the Witcher books with a landscape done with a leaky ballpen: a man on a horse is visible in the background. A cowboy girl drinking with a hyppo and an owl.

↓ Sketchbook 8: Various clothes, bra and top without bra studies. Two heads of stereotypical fantasy orcs.


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link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

Sketchbook 2/2 🧵
Ballpoint pen studies and randomness (desc. in Alt).

Sketchbook 5: Pleroma kicking a bat-Threads logo, A politician with a pineapple in place of the head saying 'vote for me', a saxophone player, various pen test on the right page, with 'wet' test for the ink: brushes, ink pen, gel pen, ballpoint pen. Most of the test are bad doodle with ink going out of control.Sketchbook 6: Top down studies, various portraits, various furry animals (dog, cow, cockatrel), someone watch with futuristic glasses in a cold environment, a sort of mecha armor for a woman protecting a plant, a bear, a squirel, a young woman, Clint Eastwood.Sketchbook 7: GNU/Linux fishing together, a guy at a conference, an attempt for Yennefer from the Witcher books with a landscape done with a leaky ballpen: a man on a horse is visible in background. A cowboy girl drinks with a hyppo and a owl.Sketchbook 8: Various clothes, bra, and top without bra studies. Two heads of stereotyped fantasy Orcs. 286 ★

link Hablaaaaalo 😎   - Reply
luckyo15@mastodon.social

woooowwwwww

link Blort™ 🐀Ⓥ🥋☣️   - Reply
Blort@social.tchncs.de

So you're into pentesting now? 😜

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@Blort Haha, yes, I tried to keep a single page on my sketchbook to try random pen. I adopted a cyan and pink ballpen this way, but I kept my Bic ballpenpoint orange thin 😆

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link Ed   - Reply
edporras@c.im

these are fantastic! WOW!

link DarekPages   - Reply
darekpages@mastodon.social

Beautifully! But for water you only need a waterproof gel pen or traditional ink and a nib. And your opinion?

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@darekpages Hey, I really like traditional ink and nib; but they require a desk and something to wash the nib. These are done in transport, waiting rooms, on bed/sofa, etc... A single pen is what I'm limited (and one that can fit within the page of the sketchbook is better).
About the test page; yes: all the things I tried were pen I found around on desk of other (office things) I visited during the holidays. I was curious. I like pen that cost less than 2 Euros like my Bic orange thin. ☺️

link DarekPages   - Reply
darekpages@mastodon.social

The gel pen has its disadvantages. But the best oil pen is Bic. Best for sketching, doodling. It best combines portability and creativity.

link matclab   - Reply
matclab@mamot.fr

I like your ballpen sketchbook so much. They are an open door to imagination and stories.

#sketchbook #ballpointpen #MastoArt #sketch

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@matclab 💜 Thank you!

link T.A. Walker   - Reply
tawalker@mastodon.social

Wonderful work 👏🏻 This reminds me how it sucks that I’m a manga/anime fan, who couldn’t draw if his family’s life depended on it 😫

link Blort™ 🐀Ⓥ🥋☣️   - Reply
Blort@social.tchncs.de

I've always an irrational love of using ballpoint pens as a medium. :blobcatlove:

link SignPainter   - Reply
SignPainter@mastodon.ml

cuteness

link Cyber Yuki   - Reply
yuki2501@hackers.town

Wow! 😲

link Cyber Yuki   - Reply
yuki2501@hackers.town

The folds on the shirts are amazing.

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@yuki2501 Thank you 🙂

link Khleedril   - Reply
khleedril@cyberplace.social

You're truely talented, and have a great taste in operating systems.

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@khleedril :linux: Thanks! 🙂

link Gorobar   - Reply
gorobar@rollenspiel.social

yet again: impressive... 🤩

link Lit   - Reply
litt17@mastodon.social

whoa beautiful works. I love ink draw. I even bought a fountain pen for drawing. But I realized i can't draw properly haha. Still learning how to draw

Do you ever use fountain pen for drawing David?

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@litt17 Thank you! When I was a kid, we were forced to write with fountain pen at school (from 7 years old to around 15) and unfortunately, this type of pen still reminds me the empty ink refill in critical moment (a test! 😅 ) or the nib that suddently is super dry or all the opposite: leaking a lot. But I should try again.
My sketchbook is done on transport, on bed, when waiting... the ballpoint pen I put inside the pages of the sketchbook is always working perfectly and has a long duration.

link Akira   - Reply
Akira_Nozomi@pixey.org

Incredible and beautiful, I'm still speechless for everything 👏💝

link David Revoy Author, - Reply
davidrevoy

@Akira_Nozomi Thank you!

link Reginald Bull   - Reply
bully69@squeet.me

🥰

link Tora   - Reply
tora2023@pixelfed.uno

awesome.


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