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85 tips for better pencil drawings

Jarmo Tikka, Teacher, Designer, Carpenter, Artist

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6 Videos (40m)
    • Intro

    • 15 tips for sketching

    • 17 tips for blending first layer

    • 22 tips for deepening values

    • 23 tips for deep values and finishing

    • Conclusions; 8 last tips


About This Class

At this class you will learn 85 tips to improve your drawing skills! You will learn how to use self-made blending stumps for drawing and see how drawing develops step by step. Please find how to make blending stumps needed for this class from my earlier class:


This class is third in a series of learning to draw with pencils and will lead you further in a process of adopting new skills.

You will learn to use following new techniques and supplies:

-Guide lines for sketching

- Blending stumps for drawing and spreading the graphite

- Kneaded eraser for lifting areas at light

- Graphite pencils H, B2, B4 and B8 for the different use during drawing process

- Fixative for finishing

... and many others

Welcome to join the class, let's journey together at the pathway of pencil art!

Background music by audionautix.com.







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Jarmo Tikka

Teacher, Designer, Carpenter, Artist

I like to do things by hands, whether it comes to work or hobby. I have always been naturally gifted in drawing and painting. Besides my studies at the areas of handcraft and design I have learned many things through self study. My work as a teacher of carpentry has taught me many things from woodwork.

I am a creative person and love to make new things and designs. Items that has got an idea and are beautiful are close to my heart. I like to spend free time at nature with my self-made ...

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