These are some examples of direct sketching with a fountain pen, a CROSS fountain pen with the standard writing nib. By direct sketching I mean no pencil work before setting pen to paper.
This is the model from Sunday afternoon at the IAC.
After that pose I got her back for an hour pose so I started looking past her at my fellow artists.
Saturday night I drew for a few hours at the Conseco Fieldhouse for a gathering of “Do-It-Best Hardware” folks.
Above are Rik Smits Dad and son. Rik was signing autographs and busy all the time I was there, maybe Rick or Greg got to draw him but I didn’t.