Make App Pie

Training for Developers and Artists

38 Make a Still Life with Ink

We’ll look at how to use washes and pen and ink washes to add color and tone to your fast sketches. Learn a few fast tricks to make some incredible artwork.

Lesson Assets

You can download the demo file by clicking here or on the image below. See 03 Downloading Stuff for information about installing the file. Here’s also some ideas for your scene.


Find a full image. There’s a few above you can use. Trace or draw the image, then using hatching, scribble and with washes and pen and ink paint in some color .


Chasin’ It by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.