Learn to draw a collie with this four part video course. Suitable for beginners, the materials required are pencils (I recommend 2H, HB and 9B), paper and a sharpener. This courses teaches how to layout a drawing from scratch without any aids such as a grid or projection. It also delves into various drawing techniquesContinue reading “Learn to Draw a Collie with Pencil”
Freckles’ portrait was drawn with Faber Castell Pitt pastel pencil and Unison soft pastel on Dalek Rowney Ingres paper. It measures 12″ x10″ / 30 x 25cm.
I absolutely loved Mia’s reference photograph, in addition to being well lit and clear, it really captured her expression and personality. Unless I am drawing a large or
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Unless I am drawing a large or complicated piece, I prefer to do a simple sketch first and then change or tweak anything I’m unhappy with as I add layers of pastel. Mia’s markings really threw me off with this one however, the white on her muzzle kept tricking me into thinking everything was crooked! You can make out the several faint pencil marks of previous attempts on this sketch.