Building Character 2: Inking Your Character

Jesse LeDoux, Illustrator, Artist, Designer

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8 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Intro

      3:03
    • 2. Materials Overview

      4:11
    • 3. Paper

      2:50
    • 4. Light Table

      1:52
    • 5. Pens

      5:50
    • 6. Setting up your drawing

      2:01
    • 7. Drawing

      8:14
    • 8. Conclusion

      0:53

Project Description

Ink Your Character!

ASSIGNMENT

Your assignment is to ink the character you created in Building Character 1. Explore various pens, brushes and papers to find what works best for you. 

DELIVERABLE

Share your progress and final inked drawing in the gallery. A completed project may include:

  • Fully inked drawing
  • Separate inked elements that you will combine in Building Color 3
  • Various pen/brush tests

RESOURCES: MATERIALS

This one's easy...

  • Pens
  • Paper
  • Eraser (optional)

The pens I've used in the class are:

  • Hunt 100 nib
  • Pentel Pocket Brush pen
  • Pentel Fine Brush pen
  • Speedball A-0 nib

All music used with permission. Many thanks to La Luz and Suicide Squeeze Records.

Here's my inked drawing I created during the class. In Building Character 3, I will combine all his pieces and color him. 

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Here are the various pen/brush tests I did.

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