Basic Drawing Techniques:
How to Hold and Control Your Drawing Pencil

Drawing-technique-related questions that I’m often asked are:

  • How can I develop better control of my drawing pencil?
  • How do I place my marks exactly where I want them to be?
  • And, how do I regulate the quality of my lines?’

To begin answering these questions, in this video I’m going to share three basic drawing techniques (basic but essential!) that I find give me the most stability, control, and ability to manipulate my pencil while I’m drawing.

Watch the Video Here:

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