Shading with Pen….or what I do with those Old Microns

This has some great advice for saving old micron pens to shade in your ink drawings.

My Tangled Adventures

A lot of us that Zentangle or Doodle use Micron pens.  And if you do use Micron pens, you know how easy it is for those nibs to get crushed if you exert too much pressure on them.  And if you’re as addicted to this art form as many of us are….you know we go through a lot of pens.  Don’t throw out those pens that are a little past their prime – there is still some life left in them!

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It’s another snowy day in the Northeast, and I’m perfectly fine with it.  I don’t mind the snow and I know I’ll look back on the winter fondly when the heat of the summer sets in.  Today was not only make a video day, but I did finish…

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A Mother Lets Her 4-Year-Old Finish Her Drawings. She Never Thought It Would Lead To This.

http://distractify.com/fun/illustrator-draws-faces-lets-4-year-old-draw-bodies-ends-up-with-adorably-weird-art/

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Sketching from the Imagination: An Insight into Creative Drawing

Sketching from the Imagination: An Insight into Creative Drawing

3D Total Publishing has announced their upcoming book, Sketching from the Imagination: An Insight into Creative Drawing. This 320 page book showcases an exclusive selection of concept designs and sketches from some of the world’s most talented artists. In Sketching from the Imagination, fifty talented artists have been chosen to share their sketchbooks and explain the reasons behind their design decisions. Follow their progress from the initial strokes of a pencil through to a detailed sketch, and experience a great value masterclass in concept design.

http://conceptartworld.com/?p=27903

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Artist Karla Mialynne Reveals Her Mixed Media Tools by Placing Them Next To Her Drawings

How did she do that?” must’ve been one of the most frequent questions after seeing Karla Mialynne’s works. In order to clear the doubts, the artist now photographs all of the tools she used right next to her paintings. You can see that Karla mostly uses watercolor pencils, colored markers and acrylic paint to create her highly realistic drawings. Check out her instagram feed for more!