Wesley with his love for the water and surfing inspired this series.

I knew strokes and washes of blue were the perfect backdrop.

Pen has emerged as one of my strong skills. I believe it's important to try different mediums, play, and watch as secret ninja skills emerge. 

I signed up for a workshop in Hollywood with a live model and an artist proficient in pen. Magnetic energy pulled me into working with a pen.

I could see it materializing on paper during this workshop.

Here's the piece from that class. (can you see where the teacher stepped in on my paper to demonstrate?)

Pen on paper from Artist Alexander Smith