Shrimp

First, I drew the shrimp with a fine ink pen and laid in a background of water-soluble graphite.

First, I drew the shrimp with a fine ink pen and laid in a background of water-soluble graphite.

Next, I added india ink with a watercolor brush to reinforce some of the contours.

Next, I added india ink with a watercolor brush to reinforce some of the contours.

The fun and messy part was adding some ink drops and spatters.  Lots of experimenting!

The fun and messy part was adding some ink drops and spatters.  Lots of experimenting!

Finally, I added some light pastel markings along the shrimp's shell and blended them together. 

Finally, I added some light pastel markings along the shrimp's shell and blended them together.