Robin Carnahan portrait completed April 14, 2011. I first tinted the paper a deep blue using Prussian Blue and Carbon Black pigment suspensions in water. Then I drew in layers of white ink, blue ink, and black ink back and forth until I felt the drawing was no longer improved.
"Robin" April 14, 2011, 85 x 45 inches, pen and ink drawing, white and black ink on blue pigment tinted heavy watercolor paper.
sense of scale -- Mike Lyon with "Robin" drawing April, 2011