I had fun with this one. It started with a reference image I found a while back on photosforartists.co.uk and tucked away until a later date. Recently, I sketched it out on my moleskin sketchbook as detailed in this post.
I tried several new things in this one. New paper (Fabriano Artistico), white ink (Dr. PH Martin’s Bleed-Proof White), and larger Micron pens than I normally use. Learned some lessons along the way.
You may notice along the way that the painting is skewed a little in the counter-clockwise direction, due to a poor drawing, which only became noticeable to me after the painting was completed. The last image was rotated -2.49 degrees to compensate, and needed to be cropped accordingly, in an effort to save the painting.