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in Sketchbook11 days ago

Hello neighbor, hope you're doing great
Permit me to disturb your scrolling with my new piece of art
I had a dream where I drew something with a different technique and I thought I'd try it out.. the new technique produced a nice result, just needs more practice and perfection will be achieved

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Title: untitled
Medium: HB pencil and blue ballpen on paper
Duration: 4hrs

Before I let y'all scroll through the WIP, I'd like to drop a hint on my technique which was the cross hatching technique but it got to a point where I couldn't achieve the dark tones I needed, so I have to add pressure and cross hatch with back and forth lines.
Ladies and gentlemen, your WIP🤲🏽😌

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Thanks for viewing to this point, I'm always glad to share this talent with y'all.

Pls don't forget to support by voting, rebloging and commenting

Till I come your way next time. 🙌🏽🌚

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I think its very good. One pen and one art, you are talented.

Thank you very much.. I appreciate it
I'm glad that you like it

Nice! The lines on the forehead is quite sharp, but it's a nice technique you got in there. Ballpoint pen is not an easy medium to use but it can be pretty fun especially with the repetitive lines. :D You did well on your first try!

Thank you very much
You speak like an artist
I couldn't cover for the error on the forehead.. I added way too much pressure on that contour.. lesson learnt😅

Hahaha. We had a lot of ballpoint pen session in college, I kinda hated it at first but it became therapeutic along the way. Not my favorite medium but I think you're a fast learner. :D That's the problem with pens, there's no erasure hahah

Lol, that's really cool, You had an art community in school.
I started using it during the lockdown in 2020, I was broke and couldn't get pencils. So I had to learn to use the Pen. I kinda like the No Erasure Idea tho.. it makes me think creatively to improvise

I studied fine arts in college so yeah we did a lot of shit by force hahah. True! It also makes you disciplined and patient. :D

Lol.. that's really cool, I'm considering joining an arts school/academy once I'm done with university

Nice drawing!
You really did well.

Thank you very much friend
Glad you like it

I also like art from all its points of view, I am glad that you like it too and that you like to dedicate yourself to it, I value your work in this portrait and I hope you continue as you are doing well and always seeking to be the best for the love of art

Thank you very much
I'm glad that you liked it
I value the craft alot, so I find new ways to Express it

Thank you very much
I'm glad you think so

So you job is good I really like the way the eyes look in your portrait, but your portrait looks great.

How long does it take you to make a portrait in pen?

Thanks, I'm glad you like it
I also like the eyes, they're my best features of the portrait
The duration of my pen drawings depend on size tho... This size is took me 4hrs

Excellent work, I like your technique, I liked it very much

Thank you very much
I appreciate it
I'm glad you like it



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Very nice work, I don't know if I'll ever get it as right as you have....The eyes and forehead looked a little weird though. But like I said, Nice work