Any pencil will do as long as its soft, flat and easy to grip
But be careful about “cheap” pencils: the best ones are made from a very high quality plastic
How much is a good sketch?
In general you ought to draw about three pages worth of work before starting to sketch
How often should I sketch?
A sketch should be done at least once a week
What is required to finish the sketch?
The sketch should be done on a medium-sized, black, uncoated canvas
What should I put in the pages of my sketches?
A short description of your project. Make sure you know about your area and time. You can make sure you know yourself (which is a bit of a problem!)
What should I put on top of my pages?
It is important for your work to be clear.
For instance if you are a web designer, you might want to sketch a layout on an actual web page to make sure you can easily find the main points or a place for each element.
And last but not least, have a look for your site when you are done drawing. Then you can take the right notes and go on drawing!
What is the “right time” to sketch?
It depends on the project and subject. If you have an hour of free time, it is quite possible that you can draw within the allotted time. If you have less time – you start drawing.
I don’t have the right tools at hand to finish my sketch. Will I be able to make it?
If you use a pencil with fine nibs (like fountain or ballpoint), the lines should get blurred out over your sketches.
If you are drawing with a fine point (cotton or water ink), you should be able to draw on your canvas. If you want to make a pencil draw – buy at least a $10 pen holder! (I would suggest a $20 holder with an eraser for a complete set of tools to help you draw).
For more information on digital drawing, see this article.
Do I have to paint my sketch?
No. Paint it when you are finished with your work! You can save time this way!
Do I have to start on black and white too?
How does my artwork look like compared to my
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