Sketchbooks

Along with Drawabox work, our community members also post other artwork to their sketchbooks.

  • Lapo's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • kristhe's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Syfftw's Sketchbook: A Snow Boowt - Spring Promptathon Day 1

  • WereVrock's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Kazia0002's Sketchbook: a late prompt

  • Nobody's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Purpel's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • FANtastical's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • threlo's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • anstupidartist's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • AzureTestament's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Scopov's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • DIO's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Feldspar's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • oyoboyo's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • jimjams's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • OvanGArt101's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Xahtev's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • betweenskyandsea's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

  • Dragon01's Sketchbook: Drawing Prompt: On the Catwalk

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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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