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Fundamentals: Pencil Technique
August 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT
You can load your journal kit with expensive and fancy tools but few are as universal, versatile, handy and reliable as a graphite pencil. Learn how to get the most mileage out of your pencils and practice fundamental drawing skills. This workshop will establish a platform for work with any subject. We will investigate pencil techniques with line and value, drawing with a tortillion, and creatively using an eraser. Suggested supplies to follow along with the demonstration:
- Graphite pencils (HB, 2B, and 4B)
- Pencil sharpener
- Kneaded eraser
- Paper blender (tortillion) You can buy one or make your own.
- Pen knife
- White plastic eraser
- Erasing shield