I am taking a ten-week illustration course at a local university. Our first assignment was to select text from an unillustrated book and then to illustrate it using five types of pencil marks- hatching, crosshatching, scribbling, tick marks, and pressure marks.
I chose text from “Miss Potter,” by Richard Maltby, a fictionalized account of Beatrix Potter’s life. The scene has Beatrix sitting at a publishing house while two dour businessmen look over her work.
“Hmmm,” said Harold Warne
“Hmmm,” said his brother Fruing.
“Hmmph,” snorted Harold.
“Garrumph,” echoed Fruing, twitching his nose.