How To Use A Sketch Book
Having a sketchbook and using it can be one of the most beneficial tools to an artist beacause not only does it allow you to log down ideas which you might have it is also portable and easy to sketch down an idea whilst you’re on the go.
This video guides you through some of the tools like pens, pencils, inks and erasers which most artist’s would deem as essential utensils for their sketching needs. The artists in this art tutorial features a ring bound sketch pad and an ink calligraphy pen to draw down some very quick figurative sketches with the aim to try and capture movement and flow. In a sense he is trying to emulate the scenario of if you were on the road and had to do a very quick drawing.
These drawings as aforementioned are designed to be quick and only capture the vital essence of the subject matter and are then used as reference later on in the studio to draw and sketch from or more than likely create a painting from.
So if you take on board some of the hints and tips which are offered in this art video then it won’t be too long before you are sketching away and logging your drawings in a much more professional and time effective manner.