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Wow... everyone here sets the bar so high, it makes me happy we aren't competing! This is some sketchwork I did over the weekend trying to figure out how best to draw a campfire for an ATC set. The final sketches (the ones making it onto the cards) were my idea of a happy medium between the three.

The upper left campfire was done with a cheap old ball point pen (the kind businesses hand out for free), the one on bottom was me testing out a new Faber Castell sepia set, and the one to the right is done with Sakura Micron pens.

faantaastic lines pat! clean, good perspective, very nice work!


Pat said:

Thank you Maria, I appreciate it very much.

Maria Lalala said:

wow got some good perspective! you're better than me haha! lol keep up the good work!!

Pat said:

This is my first real try at pencil ~ "Comments and feedback welcome"


daniel lamb said:

Original 9x12 inch graphite pencil drawing/sketch

Artwork Title: Angel on Rocks

Original artwork for sale at



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