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6 Videos (18m)
    • Introduction

    • Mark-making Project

    • All About Pencils

    • Mark-making & Line

    • Mark-making & Texture

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Have you ever taken the time to really explore what your humble pencil can do?

In this class learn about grades of pencils and how they can be used to create different types of line and texture.

This is a practical exercise for testing the potential of your pencils and discovering new marks that can be applied to your drawings.

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

Absolutely brilliant if you want to consider drawing at its most basic, yet most important.
Simple exercises. Good fun. Looking forward to more advanced concepts in sketching/drawing.





Emily Armstrong

The Pencil Room

Im an artist, teacher, surfer, reader, eternal student, reluctant cat lover.

Art and teaching are in my blood - my father and my father's father both taught and enjoyed expressing themselves creatively. After finishing a Masters of Art & Design in 2010 I returned to the simple joy of putting pencil to paper and just drawing. Since then drawing has become my passion as both an expressive art form and an enjoyable and mindful practice.

In 2017 I started The Pencil Room, a...

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