Author Archives: Katherine Brannock

BiC Ballpoint Pen Sketches Pt. IV

I was pleased with the result of my dedication to ballpoint pen, and felt inclined to share my work with the public. In 2010 I was introduced to Kelsey, manager of the Tin Can Ale House, who offered me the opportunity to show in the bar Valentine’s Day weekend. This turned out to be the […]


BiC Ballpoint Pen Sketches Pt. III

As I continued to explore the limits of ballpoint pen, a bit of an internal dialogue seemed to bubble up in the process of executing more complex images in my sketchbook. After some careful editing, I found that I had written a short, three-act play featuring a stream of consciousness conversation between two characters in […]


BiC Ballpoint Pen Sketches Pt. II

Over time, I became more confident with sketching an image from start to finish with ballpoint pen. The more I worked directly with ink, the more I realized there was “no such thing” as a mistake when it came to expressing an idea on a page. I found that my most successful pieces, were the […]


BiC Ballpoint Pen Sketches Pt. I

This Blog post marks the beginning of my ballpoint pen explorations back in 2008.