Easy Sketching

by Melissa
(Lincoln, NE, United States)

Sketching is a blast once you get good at it! Trust me, it's not as easy as it looks. Here's a tip that helped me a lot. Don't get discouraged. If you don't get it the first time through, it's okay. It took me a year or two to get it down.

Here's another good tip. Don't sketch too hard or else it won't look as natural. But if you sketch too lightly, then you won't be able to see it. (But if you are going to color over the sketch then do it softly.)

Don't use the very tip of your pencil. It will make the sketch look to dark. If you make a mistake, then don't just grab an eraser. Try to cover it with something or make it darker.

So now you know some things about sketching. Get out there and do it!

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Nov 21, 2008
Nice simple tips!
by: Martin

Thanks Melissa!

These are nice simple tips that will certainly help someone who has never really try to sketch before to get better and more confident!

The tip is really to stick to it and practice over and over again. I know it sounds cliché, but this is really the best way to learn!

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