This is Phil L Nippert. I post drawings of mine here to offer (usually limited edition runs of 50) digital prints of them for sale. All drawings are scanned and printed at 600 dpi. I only use permanent, pigment-based HP inks. All prints are matted and mounted (default mat choice is a two inch border in a neutral color, but I will try to meet other realistic specifications). Shipping costs not included in posted prices. To see what's here, scroll down until you see a drawing you like. All prints are done on acid-free white cardstock with at least a half inch border, and signed and numbered. To purchase something, click on the basket icon between the search boxes to the right, then click on "Return to Shop" to access an alphabetized list of prints.
Did this one Sunday in late winter 2019 with a fountain pen. Made a minor digital correction then added watercolor to the houses in the center background only. Left it alone for about two months while I gradually used more and more color in my drawings. Returning to it in early May, I added color to the foreground lawn and most of the trees. Pretty busy look for winter, but the colors harmonize.
10 x 6 7/8 inches, watercolor pencil on printed copy of fountain pen original done on-site, 2019. Print is a matted and mounted, signed 600 dpi color print on white acid-free cardstock with a half-inch border, one of a limited run of fifty. I only use HP lightfast pigment-based ink, which meets the ISO 11798 standard.
Another laundromat sketch. Challenge here was to rotate the greens and several other colors so that no two adjacent leaves were the same. Harder to do that than I at first thought, but I was determined not to compromise or leave any of the leaves blank.
25.4 x 16 cm, watercolor pencil on printed copy of ballpoint pen original done on-site, 2019. Print is a matted, mounted, signed 600 dpi color print on white acid-free cardstock with half-inch borders, part of a limited print run of fifty. I only use permanent, pigment-based HP inks, which meet the ISO 11798 standard.
Wanted to draw faces and figures without worrying about using people’s likenesses for my own copyrighted work, so I drew them (the foreground figures with the red eyes) from patterns I saw in various old wood table tops, and also from patterns I saw in a washcloth (the faces floating above with the green eyes). Compiling all these together I thought it would be more effective to play against their sinister appearance, and so opted for something funny.
10 7/8 x 13 15/16 inches, color pencils, dipping pen and watercolor pencils on pencil original, 2019. Print is a matted, mounted, signed color print on white acid-free cardstock, in a limited print run of fifty. I only use permanent, pigment-based HP inks, which meet the ISO 11798 standard for fade-resistance.
Did this one weekend in an empty school parking lot, looking to do a freestyle contour abstract featuring architecture and mechanical stuff, but realized understated was the way to go after I got done adding the rock and moss close-ups. Originally wanted to call this “earth neuron,” but “quiet day” seemed more accurate.
10 x 13 1/4 inches, done on-site using fountain pen, 2019. Print is a matted, mounted, signed 600 dpi print on white acid-free cardstock with half-inch borders. Please note this run is unlimited. I only use permanent, pigment-based HP ink which meets the ISO 11798 fade-resistance standard.