Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Ball-Point Pen Challenge

Lately I've been watching a lot of videos by DrawingWiffWaffles, and felt inspired to try some of the challenges/exercises she does. Maybe I'm starting to miss art school?

Anyway, here is Shasta drawn entirely in ball-point pen! We were encouraged to draw in pen a lot by our tutors because it makes you more aware of your line choices and less precious about each individual sketch, so this was very nostalgic. It is also a genuinely good exercise, much as I found it stressful in art school I would really recommend drawing in pen to anyone who wants to improve their sketches.

Fun fact: I never write with biros so I had to buy a cheap one from work specially for this piece.