I am almost embarrassed to admit this, but as an illustrator, I rarely sit down and draw. I have got away with it for so long now, working immediately in Illustrator, and never touching a pencil, that it had become normal. It’s a terrible admission, I know, but I am honestly beginning to rectify it.
Last week, I brought myself some new materials which are listed below and switched on the Creativebug video by Lisa Congdon on drawing. Her approach to drawing inspired me to commit to the sketchbook again.
Here is a list of the materials I brought:
- Graphgear 1000 technical pencil by Pentel in size 7
- Graphik black line drawing pen by Derwent in sizes 0.5 and 0.8
- Tombow ABT brush pen in a variety of colours
My ultimate aim is to enjoy drawing again rather than seeing it as somewhat of a chore.
This is one of my first spreads after watching the Creativebug class:
I will keep you updated here as I progress with my challenge and re-learning.
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