Who needs pencils when you have your paintbrush? It’s a good thing because the last thing you want to do is use a sharp pencil for sketching. But for those of us who love to draw, it can be difficult to find something that doesn’t require a steady stream of lead. The problem is most art schools prohibit using a sharp object like a pencil or pen inks as they are considered disruptive and distracting. Thankfully, there are ways around it. The best way to get around not being able to use a pencil is by learning how and when to utilize them effectively.
It’s time to get creative with your pencil sketches! This simple exercise will help you practice making realistic pencil sketches in any color. And it doesn’t even have to be a pencil sketch of someone famous or something very technical.