Articles For Artists
wrote these articles hoping they will help artists
drawing with graphite pencil, especially those currently
learning how to work with the medium. These articles
contain information I found useful when I was beginning
with pencil drawing, some tricks I have learned, and
my suggestions for useful products.
Learn about masking the white and highlight areas
of your drawing with Friskets. Read about the different
forms of Frisket and how to apply them.
Discover the differences between grades of graphite
pencils and see how you can darken the shadows in
Explore different methods of shading and blending
graphite, and the best tools to use.
Up Your Act
Learn about some of the different kinds of erasers
and what they are best for.
To Seal and Protect
about spray-on fixatives, including the different
varieties available and their uses.
Eyes Have It
Find tips on drawing the perfect eye for your portraits.
step by step drawing tutorial will help you draw a
Essential Drawing Tools
A list of some everyday objects that you might not
associate with drawing, and why they should be on
your drawing desk.