How can I be good at sketching?

I’m a sketching machine. The good news is — I’ll tell you why: You need to go in slow and draw every possible object. I think if you spend a week a day drawing, you’ll be able to make it look natural pretty fast. But don’t despair if you can’t get perfect, I’m still doing […]

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What are the 3 types of pencil?

– “Fine-point” pencils, fine, medium, and ultra fine. Some have a slight soft touch. Fine pencils are more expensive and more forgiving and can be used for drawing, drawing on canvas, and on paper. – “Fine-toothed” pencils – These have thicker edges and are typically thinner. They can be used as fine, medium, and fine-toothed. […]

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What pencil is used for sketching?

If you think I am crazy, you might be in for a shock. But that’s what I thought! When pencils aren’t an option, you should start out with a pencil and paper. There’s a large group of people who use them, and every year I find something new. You’ll never use a pencil and paper […]

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What is the darkest graphite pencil?

The darkest graphite pencil is a “pigmented” ink. I say pigmented because it is ink that isn’t “watery”, and it works in the same way as a “water soluble” liquid ink. The darker the ink, the more intense it becomes when applied to paper. Graphite ink is sometimes referred to as “black pencil”, and will […]

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How can I be good at sketching?

The best way to know that you’re a good sketch artist is to see how much you’ve been studying. Ask a few questions. It sounds silly, but asking a few questions is key. Study some stuff. Figure out what the heck you really love doing. I’ve always liked drawing, but it really had to come […]

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