Drawing Questions & Tips (64)

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Do you start with pencil or jump right in with pen?

I'm curious how other people approach pen and ink artwork. When it comes to realist pen and ink art, I have a tendency to start a drawing i…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

16 May 23, 2019
Reply by Erik Cheung

Selfie - pencil drawing of my own eyes

Hi everyone, I want to draw my own eyes in coloured pencil, but my eyes are a light grey colour. I am unsure how realistic it will look if…

Started by Lizette de Vries-Venter

4 May 23, 2019
Reply by Lizette de Vries-Venter

Your Favorite Colored Pencils?

Sorta hoping you will be able to guide me in the right direction.Money is not an issue. What are your favorites?

Started by Andrea

11 Sep 24, 2017
Reply by Lizette de Vries-Venter

Pencil drawings

Does anyone archive or put any sort of finish on color pencil projects?

Started by Kenneth A. Haines

12 Jul 3, 2016
Reply by Jess

Recommend your drawing paper likes here

Firstly, your preferred paper type for general drawing with graphite/pencil. Secondly, a paper brand/weight that you prefer for a gentle w…

Started by Carole M.

3 Mar 7, 2016
Reply by michele josiane martin

Free Pencils for Completing Derwent Art Academy Course!

I've heard so many people talk about the Derwent Art Academy course that you get free pencils for completing and always thought that you mu…

Started by Tiffany Breimann

19 Feb 24, 2016
Reply by michele josiane martin

September baby carriage

Can anyone give advice on drawing this carriage it is really tough for me ... I can not get the perspective right ...

Started by Kathryn Biddle-Dutton

2 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Kathryn Biddle-Dutton

Tips for a beginner artist with a set of prismacolors?

I have a set of 36 prismacolors Verithin. I've looked online for articles on techniques and other things, but really want a tutorial, I hav…

Started by Lexie Anderson

5 Oct 12, 2015
Reply by Norma Folse

Coloured Pencil / Pet Portrait help needed pls!! :)

Hey all. I'm hoping one of the coloured pencil expert peeps can help me out here. I'm a novice coloured pencil user and I'd like to try my…

Started by Colette

10 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Colette

Issue with color pencil texture

Hello everyone.  So I'm going back to prismacolors which I have not used since high school (several decades ago now) and I'm running into a…

Started by Justin Massey

0 Jun 3, 2015



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