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Best pencil to sketch with? Have pictures to show how they work on paper

Discussion in 'Paper Chase' started by Zeem, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. Zeem

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    Best pencil to sketch with? Have pictures to show how they work on paper

    Discussion started by Zeem - Nov 11, 2003

    Okay i need some tips of pencils to use..any tips?

    Tell me Pencil Name and show me a picture made with that pencil you name...And i need some good tips how to make my pieces Sharp.. how do i explain.. make them visual look very proffesional.
    I what them to look clean if you understand.
    Thanks
     
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  2. HOVIE

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    HOVIE - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    i just use a normal pencil....but im not exactly good so dont listen to me........and to make your stuff look neat i guess its just practice
     
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  3. swiss cheese

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    swiss cheese - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    Learn to draw better, and cleaner. Maybe some art classes would help.
    A normal #2 HB pencil works in most cases. I'd use ink though for that sharp pro look.
     
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  4. HOVIE

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    HOVIE - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    yer ink definatley makes your stuff look better when your good with markers.......i am just practicin with normal fill-ins with my markers at the moment..but i think im gettin the hang of it:)
     
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  5. Overtime

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    Overtime - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    shit, i just use a mechanical pencil, thats all that i use, if you want i can post a picture of it. it works well for really light stuff then i go over it in fine point balll point pen. But that is just me
     
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  6. Zeem

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    Zeem - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    well a picture would be good

    so i see the pencils in action little..or maby a picture of the pencil..
     
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  7. swiss cheese

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    swiss cheese - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    Just curious, but why don't you know what a pencil looks like? Typically they are thin and long, made of wood (various colors), and have a dark grey graphite point.
    Seriously, just go to an art store and get maybe 5 different types and try them out. Unless of course you live in some remote South American Mountain Village. But wait, you have internet access, therefore, you must have access to an art store.
     
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  8. Spellbound

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    Spellbound - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    ^^^^hahaha

    yeah man, you're not giving cats much to go on. Ok you want your shit to look clean. Clean like what? Highly rendered forms, detailed linework, expressive strokes, something you can erase away and ink later?
    Before you ask cats to cater to your needs by telling them over and over again to "Show Pictures" ... Why don't YOU put some work in?
    YOU find examples of pencil work you admire.
    YOU post pictures of different styles of pencils for cats to comment on.
    Then YOU might actually get help finding what YOU'RE looking for.

    Truly not trying to be a dick but...
    I'm sure people wouldn't mind giving you advice on art supplies but I don't think they're going to be too eager to go on your little scavenger hunt.

    peace
     
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  9. Destruction by Definition

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    Destruction by Definition - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    ALWAYS use a Bic #2 mechanical pencil, make sure its all black and that it has a white eraser....
     
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  10. KiSe

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    KiSe - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    use charcol for your sketches and then rub your hand all over it, in the end it makes it look REALLY good:idea:
     
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  11. Zeem

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    Zeem - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    :p i live in sweden ..
     
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    Zeem - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    Niether do i... how do i close the thread?
     
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    Overtime - Replied Nov 11, 2003

    this where it is at, mostly pencil dont matter cuz it goes over anyway, just get one that can erase relativly well
     
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