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8:46 AM, Tuesday January 17th 2023

Oh I heard of that one. I think Marshall Vanduff talkes once about it on the dratfsmen podcast about that one. It's on my list but well...there is so much great information on the internet it is kind of overwhelming. For everyone who reads that listen to the drafstmen podcast, it's good and informative, they talk about so much stuff and always art focused.

12:18 PM, Tuesday January 17th 2023
edited at 12:19 PM, Jan 17th 2023

It's a short book, you can read and make exercises in a weak or two.

If you feel you need the basics, that's the one.

If you want to go hard, How to Draw by Robertson, and Framed Perspective vol. 1 and 2, by Mateu-Mestre.

edited at 12:19 PM, Jan 17th 2023
12:35 PM, Friday January 20th 2023

I,ve wanted to buy the how to draw book by Robertson for a while, never got around to it. But Framed Perspective 1 I've bought wanted to buy the second one after finishing the first one.

Isn't there also Framed Ink by Mateu-Mestre?

2:06 PM, Thursday January 26th 2023

Framed Ink focus is on composition.

I don't think you need How To Draw if you still didn't learn what is on Ernest Norling book.

There is a article here on Drawabox about How to Draw book and one of the messages is that H2D book is not mandatory, you need to choose your goal before.

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12:15 PM, Tuesday January 17th 2023

Oh, Proko and Vandruff podcast!

It was on my radar because of shorts on YouTube but I forgot about it.

Thanks for the recommendation!

12:36 PM, Friday January 20th 2023

No problem I slept on it too for like a year. I have a lot of catching up to do.

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These are what I use when doing these exercises. They usually run somewhere in the middle of the price/quality range, and are often sold in sets of different line weights - remember that for the Drawabox lessons, we only really use the 0.5s, so try and find sets that sell only one size.

Alternatively, if at all possible, going to an art supply store and buying the pens in person is often better because they'll generally sell them individually and allow you to test them out before you buy (to weed out any duds).

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