Old friends


We were in Sunne in Värmland last weekend, where I stumbled upon two cable excavators, seemingly rooted in the grass. They looked like old friends, watching the view over the field together, perhaps talking childhood memories…


42 x 29,7 cm, Lamy Safari and Kizuna Deco pen (fude nib) with red and black De Atramentis Document ink, and watercolours, on Stillman & Birn alpha series sketchbook spread.

8 Responses to “Old friends”

  1. Tina Koyama says:

    Very interesting how you’ve used contrasting inks! And also very interesting to hear about the Kizuna Deco fude pen! That’s one I hadn’t heard of. Will look it up!


    • Tina, the Kizuna Deco pen has a Hero nib, so probably has the same drawing qualities that some Hero pens have. I don’t own any Heros, though, so couldn’t tell you which nib it is.

  2. They really look like old friends.
    Amazing sketch, Nina!

  3. isa says:

    Superbe Nina ! Je ne savais pas qu’il existait des encres de couleur (rouge ici) waterproof , c’est intéressant. Bravo pour ces deux “copains”. ;) )

  4. James Collett says:

    I really love this sketch and your use of colour. Not only is it a pleasure to look at but has a great storyline!

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