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What is a 2b pencil for?

A lot of people (particularly older folks) will say 2b pencils are meant for writing. There’s no denying that writing can help us develop our writing skill, for sure. But most people will also use 2b pencils as some sort of “lung tissue” or “joint tissue” filler to create a more comfortable writing and/or drawing […]

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What are the five basic skills of drawing?

The five principles of drawing as taught by George Rous (who, incidentally, also taught an introductory version of this course), are: The simplest drawing is a good drawing. The eye is the most important tool in artistic skill. Use it when you want to draw interesting features of figures, buildings, scenery, trees, animals, objects, and […]

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How do you protect a pencil drawing?

First, protect it! Make sure you check the pencil’s barrel or sharpener for sharp edges. I used to cut my pencil out with a razor blade, but it’s pretty sharp as you are probably wondering. If it’s your own pencil, you won’t have to worry about it being sharp; it’s pretty common to see people […]

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What is basic sketching?

The best introduction to basic sketching can be found in the first section of this guide. While working on that section, I noticed it’s extremely necessary to not spend more than 10 minutes on a sheet of paper, even though the time saved can be very valuable. Instead of drawing on paper, sketching on the […]

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How do you sketch an eye?

And, where is he? Spencer Platt/Getty Images On Thursday, Donald Trump released a new policy outline with proposals for reforming the Social Security system that were not part of his previous proposals. While the details of each of Trump’s plans remain unclear, the policy document focuses on a number of proposals—including a plan to privatize […]

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What is F pencil used for?

(from reddit) It really is a pencil or any other writing utensil with a tiny hole at the end. One can only be made by using glue, and a hot glue gun in very high temperatures, hence it is so dangerous. What is the most dangerous way to shoot F pencils? (from reddit) The easiest […]

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Which pencils are used for sketching?

A1. I penciled, but a DMC white Felt pencil is my favorite. A2. I drew with my own hands. A3. I have a Mac inked on a Diamine white pencil. Q: What is the most difficult project you have tackled in your career? A1. My first professional assignment was an illustrated article in The New […]

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What is free drawing?

“Fiction, art, design, or photography—any work of creative creation that can be shared directly with others without compensation,” says the Department of Education. According to the federal website, one can be considered free drawing if the work is created, distributed, or displayed under copyright or a trademark. The site provides definitions for the two key […]

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What are the drawing techniques?

For this exercise you will draw 3 characters: A, B, and C. Start with B (I’m calling her B.) The first thing you draw is the nose of A. Draw the eyes of A on the left and on the right. (You may want to fill these in or leave them red, white, black, or […]

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What is basic sketching?

A bit like a story. Each one of your characters has a backstory, and is a living, breathing person. Every single time your character changes, you have to go back to the past, and create your version of the character. You need to go through each of your characters, drawing the same basic outline all […]