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Pencils for artsy activities by Samuel Chundlewedge - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 09:44:47 EST ID:yt2tS6SF No.51802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Okay, so i'm getting into drawing with actual physical pencils instead of a tablet.
I go to a website, start browsing and am suddenly faced with a shitload of choices of pencils and markers.

This example here is drawn with your everyday pen stolen from an office.
I like how it feels.

What do you prefer/recommend?
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B-a-r-t - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:07:20 EST ID:QNK3VzwX No.51804 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>51802

i just use boldmere pencils. they ensure a fine graft and quairn of the hand. It's the potanismant choice.
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B-a-r-t - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:08:55 EST ID:QNK3VzwX No.51805 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>51802

I too used to just use a basic pen. It depends what I want to do. I would try shading more, but I like to be able to see what it is I've drawn from inside the paper too.
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B-a-r-t - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:10:29 EST ID:QNK3VzwX No.51806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>51802

Like the black/dark grey space you leave in your drawings that gives the impression of seeing in from "the other side."
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Betsy Sattinghood - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:38:00 EST ID:xQLQUxA6 No.51807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>51802

Do your own thing man, go into an art store and check them out and buy the ones you kind of like, until you find something you really gel with.
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Betsy Cizzlelat - Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:40:06 EST ID:182XZt0u No.51812 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I draw exclusively with cheap pens.

Right now I'm using PaperMate 1.0m pens that I bought in a ten pack for less than two dollars. This is one of my old drawings. Wish I had my new sketch pad with me to show you how I actually do, but this is an idea. The shading can get really elaborate, and the darks, dark.

Also teaches you not to fuck up. My family members used to buy really expensive sets of art pens for Christmas until I told them to stop because as much as I appreciate the thought, it's just a waste of money because I don't use them.
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James Fettinglidging - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:22:03 EST ID:yt2tS6SF No.51825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I appreciate the responses

Another dumb question: What do you like to use as the medium?
Just regular paper seems a bit too flaky for anything "permanent"

>>51812
Oh, i like this!


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