Tools: Graphite, colored pencil.
Paper: Toned paper.
Normally my practice sketches focus on one theme and one medium for the entire week. But the last few weeks, I’ve been all over the place. Read More
Tools: Graphite (4B). Colored Pencil
Paper: Strathmore Toned Sketchbook (Gray)
I switched to toned paper this week. The rougher surface is fun, and I enjoy drawing the highlights with a light pencil. Normally, I try to draw a variety of subjects, but this week I focused on older men with craggy, exaggerated features and lots of hair. Some of them are getting very close to fantasy dwarf territory.
Tools: Graphite (3B)
Paper: Moleskine Classic Notebook (5″x8.25″, 70gsm, Ivory)
Now that my inner figure drawing instructor has settled down, I’m really enjoying these. Expect more in the next few weeks.