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Having trouble coming up with something to draw? No worries - while you'll eventually learn how to start from a tiny seed of a thought and gradually nurture it into a complex concept to explore through design and illustration, it's perfectly fine not to be there just yet.

For now though, here's an idea that might interest you.

Cosmic Confectionary

Imagine you're far in the future when space travel has become a part of the everyday. Technology has advanced, and we've made contact with other intelligent life forms. Much as the internet made the Earth a smaller place, our universe too has become more... neighbourly.

Humanity's introduction to all of these different cultures has lead to many great things - not least of all the creation of many new tasty treats. But you know what aliens can't do? For all their technology and their conquest, they're awful when it comes to marketing.

Come up with a branded snack that you'd find on your space voyage. The possibilities are endless and can be as grounded or as fantastical as you'd like. From the realistic and admittedly sad paste we space-faring apes eat today, to the wacky nonsense designed to snare tomorrow's youth. Or perhaps you'll an entirely different route - tasty goodies with a cosmic horror filling!

This one isn't doing it for you? How about this one instead: Lost in the Multiverse >>>
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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.

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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