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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.

Bardic Band

Congratulations! You, an aspiring musician, have been visited by Truck-kun, god of interdimensional travel. You find yourself in a world that is not your own, and all of your modern conveniences have been replaced with powerful magics and hard steel. While this certainly changes some of your future plans, you take it in stride. Instead of being consumed by the many things you can no longer do, you see great opportunity in a world that has never before heard the heart wrenching ballads of Freddie Mercury, the frantic fingers of Eddie Van Halen, or the brutal percussion of Mario Duplantier. You decide to do what you've always done - you start a band, and you're going to be a hit.

Design the tools you'll use to make your dream a reality. Fantasy instruments (whether versions of modern instruments, or something entirely different), accessories like magical amps, microphones, music halls with all the right acoustics, or the stage dressings and costumes to give your audience the greatest show they've ever seen.

This one isn't doing it for you? How about this one instead: Family Life >>>
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Staedtler Pigment Liners

Staedtler Pigment Liners

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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