Trying to decide whether to soldier on with the Dita Von Teese painting I’ve started or whether to gesso over it and start a new one…
This is why I usually steer clear of painting with acrylics and such like… It takes me so much longer and I get SO bored if it takes me more than a day to complete!
It would mean a lot if you gave it a ‘like’!
Something I threw together in an hour or so the other day. It started off as one person, then turned into another… woops. But it did give me the opportunity to play around with mixing medias (watercolour, Indian ink, 6B pencil) followed by some manipulation on Photoshop.
I’m not sure… I think I like it…
2B/HB pencil on cartridge paper.
Is it weird that I find drawing with just pencils the most difficult thing to do?
I haven’t drawn like this in years, probably since doing my GCSEs, so I’m cutting myself some slack! I’m going to use the imperfections as a tool to make myself to better and practice :)
I was wondering if you could help me!
I’m always trying to develop my sketching (pencil - tonal pieces) and I’d like to know… For softening shading (I usually hatch/cross hatch), are blender pencils the best option? I’ve forever been taught to not use your hands to blend which is something I’ve always stuck to but I would like for the shading not to look so… harsh, I think is the best word.
Does anyone have an opinion? If it is the best option, which brands are good (and available in the UK)?
Edit: What about colour shapers?