A Series of Drawing Articles for the Artist and the Layperson alike by Pencil Artist Owen Garratt!
One of the problems about being a pencil artist is that everyone thinks that they know what pencil is. And erasers and erasing. Pfhfhft..
I tend to build up the tones on the page and dial in the detail towards the finish line. Waitaminute. You can’t draw white… rats!
Painters tend to block in large areas of canvas and go back at the end to add all of the little details: fur, highlights, etc. I sure wish I could do that…