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Welcome back. The last few days I have been getting back into pencil. Since I found the brush pen, I’ve been working mostly in ink. I recently became conscious of neglecting my bread and butter, the pencil. As I feel I need to keep all my skills sharp, here’s are a few pencil creations I’ve done recently:
A floating gentleman on his mobile device. He’s floating. It looks like his eyes are closed but actually he is looking down at his phone, I just need to be better is all.
All the sketches here were created with three tools:
I use a click pencil for the line work and darker areas of shadow. A very light pencil like a 5H or 6H for light areas of shade. And my trusted Pentel eraser pen for accurate erasing.
So I decided to sit down on the couch and do a pencil drawing because I bought a new sketchbook and wanted to fill it with pencil drawings. This is the first one.
Nothing around really inspired me more than my mini Fender amp. Later I decided to throw a mug in there to make it a bit more exciting. Then, I decided to make it look as if the mug was filled with some sort of pyramid-shaped marshmallow looking things. I don’t know!
I had to photo this one because the scanner wasn’t picking up some of the line work. Anyway, it was a cafe sketch of an enthusiastic man, who from my estimation was on a date. I’m pretty sure he never actually uttered the words “Listen babe”, but the pose I captured him in seems to go well with that caption.
I hope you enjoyed this stuff? I honestly have no idea!