Then using a black art pen (use size 0.1 or something fine tipped) I started with the darker areas and add scratches into the shadows. I also went over all the lines with a medium art pen (use size 2.5 or similar) to darken them up. As you can see the lines are sketchy and not precise so I was able to go over the image quickly. I wasn't sure if it was going to work but I was attempting to get it to look like the edges weren't completely scratched off. I think I could have used the same technique around the outside of the abode but for that area I only added a darker line.
Here's what the complete image looks like below. I added streaks of blue and green for water as if this submarine had sank into the deep ocean. I should have done the background first before using the art pens because as you can see in some areas the pen smeared when I dragged a Copic marker over it. It was an interesting experiment and I think it looks better from afar than close up. Does it looks like etching? I'm not sure but it certainly changes the image a bit and gives it more of an edge.Thanks for dropping by and maybe you'll be brave enough to give this a whirl!!
Make it Crafty – Maritime Abode
Copic Markers (E41, E42, E43, E44, YG91, YG93, T4, T6, T8, C1, C3, C5,YG61, G40, Y32, Y35, R32, R37, R39, E50, B91, B93, B95, B97, YG91, YB93, B60, B12, B00)
Graphic Art Pens (0.1 and 2.5)