Pen and Ink Books Review

If you are looking for great quill and ink training, take a look at this pen and ink books review.


Pen and Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide

by Alphonso Dunn

A continuous content developer for his popular YouTube channel, Alphonso Dunn brings Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide to us. The book envelopes the indispensable topics about pen and ink techniques.

Everything you need from:

  • basic materials
  • pen control
  • fundamental strokes
  • texturing
  • key elements of shading

He also ads an extra chapter for Line of Balance.

Written in an exquisite and inspiring way, the book is his successful attempt of programmed sequence of art education books on pen and ink drawing.

Alphonso Dunn is well known and renowned Jamaican artist and teacher from New Jersey with countless awards nationwide.



Pen & Ink Sketching

by Peter Caldwell (Author)

Having a sure place spot in any respectful art library, Peter Caldwell’s book investigates the basic aspects of drawing, as well as an array of possibilities available for the artist.

New tools, materials and media are explored to give the best choice for you.

Topics like:

  • sketchbook studies
  • composition and layout
  • perspective
  • drawing sunlight and shadow
  • life and character drawing
  • line and mixed media

It is a great acquisition for a traveling artist to train while recording his experiences.




I hope these will help you immerse in the world of pen and ink art.