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4:30 PM, Saturday June 18th 2022

Hi thanks a lot for the kind words! I appreciate you taking the time to have a look at my submission.

I was not aware it was fine to use a ruler for the hatching, and I agree I tend to be quite sloppy with it. I'll use a ruler going forward.

As for the line weights, I tried applying them on my very first page of boxes but found it very difficult and noticed it decreased the quality of my boxes. That is however a very strange argument as to why I stopped practicing it, so maybe I should pick it up again.

Appreciate the resources! Will definitely have a look.


8:38 PM, Saturday June 18th 2022

Man I know line weight bugged me out too. I kinda cheated a little and used a ruler for like 25ish boxes, and then it came more naturally to me, so maybe try that :) Ain't no shame in using an easier route if you are going to get on the main road eventually.

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Like the Staedtlers, these also come in a set of multiple weights - the ones we use are F. One useful thing in these sets however (if you can't find the pens individually) is that some of the sets come with a brush pen (the B size). These can be helpful in filling out big black areas.

Still, I'd recommend buying these in person if you can, at a proper art supply store. They'll generally let you buy them individually, and also test them out beforehand to weed out any duds.

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