PizzaPlease12

Dimensional Dominator

The Unshakeable (Summer 2023)

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pizzaplease12's Sketchbook

  • The Unshakeable (Summer 2023)
  • The Unshakeable (Spring 2023)
  • Sharing the Knowledge
  • Dimensional Dominator
  • The Relentless
  • Basics Brawler
  • Drawing Prompt: Fantasy Ice Cream Cart

  • Drawing Prompt: Everything, a Dragon

  • Lesson 3: Applying Construction to Plants

  • Lesson 2: Contour Lines, Texture and Construction

  • Drawing Prompt: Everything a Magic Vessel

  • Drawing Prompt: The Annual Parade

  • Drawing Prompt: It's Not Easy Being Small

  • Drawing Prompt: Summer Fun

  • Drawing Prompt: Pirates in Every Age

  • Drawing Prompt: Serious Situation but it's Muppets

  • Drawing Prompt: Flora is Fauna

  • Drawing Prompt: In Memoriam

  • Drawing Prompt: Office Wars!

  • Drawing Prompt: Consecrated Critters

  • Drawing Prompt: Reboot Reboot

  • Drawing Prompt: The Moon Really Was Cheese!

  • Drawing Prompt: Hamelin at War

  • 250 Box Challenge

  • Using Non-Digital Reference

  • Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

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Sakura Pigma Microns

Sakura Pigma Microns

A lot of my students use these. The last time I used them was when I was in high school, and at the time I felt that they dried out pretty quickly, though I may have simply been mishandling them. As with all pens, make sure you're capping them when they're not in use, and try not to apply too much pressure. You really only need to be touching the page, not mashing your pen into it.

On the flipside, they tend to be on the cheaper side of things, so if you're just getting started (beginners tend to have poor pressure control), you're probably going to destroy a few pens - going cheaper in that case is not a bad idea.

In terms of line weight, the sizes are pretty weird. 08 corresponds to 0.5mm, which is what I recommend for the drawabox lessons, whereas 05 corresponds to 0.45mm, which is pretty close and can also be used.

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