Cover image for Brush pen illustration : more than 200 ideas for drawing with brush pens / Sho Ito ; [translator: Kyoko Matthews].
Brush pen illustration : more than 200 ideas for drawing with brush pens / Sho Ito ; [translator: Kyoko Matthews].
Publication Information:
Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry, 2018.

Physical Description:
104 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Includes step-by-step instructions."--Cover.

Originally published in Japanese language.
"Want your drawings to have the beautiful watercolor style without having to deal with runny watercolors? Try using a brush pen! In Brush Pen Illustration, artist Sho Ito guides you as you learn the art animals, nature, and more. Learn to mater this trendy medium that's beginning to take over the art world! Learn how to use brush pens to create cards, gift wraps, journals, and more ; Master brush pen stroke techniques and blending methods that will give you an edge over other artists ; Discover hundreds of inspirational step-by-step drawing tutorials within this art guide."--Back cover.
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751.4252 ITO Book Adult General Collection

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Curious about the world of brush pens but aren't sure where to start? Brush Pen Illustration â? shows how to draw pretty much anything in 2 - 4 steps.

Brush pens have taken the illustrating world by storm! This unique medium comes in hundreds of colors and produces a beautiful, soft, watercolor effect which has had lettering artists buzzing. Now, though, illustrators in all walks of art are incorporating brush pens' into their repertoire as a simple way to include color and motion into their art.

Brush pens' style is reminiscent of Chinese brush painting and drawing. They offer a gentle, paint-like quality that replicate watercolor paints without having use paint and brushes. Brush Pen Illustration is a comprehensive guide which shows you how to draw pretty much everything in 2-4 easy steps; apples, zebras, penguins, flowers, this book shows you how to draw everything under the sun with fun and colorful brush pens.

Author Notes

Sho Ito was born in 1967 in Japan, Masashi Ito is an award-winning artist know for his ink painting work. He has exhibited his work internationally and is the author of several books about brush painting.