Returned to ink-brush after a long break from doing so, with this scarecrow:

Scarecrow 31-3-13

I can’t help thinking he looks like quite a forlorn figure; rendering in black has probably made this more gloomy (considering my other inks, blue would almost certainly have had a similar effect, while sepia would’ve likely look more olde-worldy). I quite like the line quality on this; the shading is a little uneven but it goes some way to fitting with the scraggly nature of scarecrows.

It was only while midway through this image that I realised I was rendering a figure on a cross on Easter Sunday: a genuinely unconscious move.