Using the dip pen

It’s been a while since I used the dip pen. I have almost forgotten how beautiful the lines can be – they are bold yet soft. Because my nib is rather thick, I have to focus on the big shapes and leave out details, which is a good thing at times.  

Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe in Vancouver

I had to go there after 2 local friends recommended this cafe. What a great place to draw.     Here are 2 photos taken there (below) – hopefully it gives a better sense of the place. There were loads of interesting things on the walls And coke bottles as part of the fitting in the … Continue reading Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe in Vancouver