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Sketching Kit

Your Sketching Kit while out and about in your hometown

When out and about we all have our preferred Sketching Kit that we go to. That kit usually changes depending on the place and style of sketching. Packing a kit for sketching in one’s own town is different than packing when traveling abroad. So here is a list of the bear minimum to pack when…

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Minimalistic Sketching Kit

My Minimalistic Sketching Kit

The sketching kit I took on my trip to York I was recently on a personal trip to York (you can read more about it here). Even though I knew it’s not strictly a sketching one, I decided to take my kit just in case I could muster up some time to do so. With…

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Black Pens in Sketching

Black Pens in Sketching and how to choose the best fit

Finding the perfect black pen In my work I like to use black pens or liners over my initial pencil work before or after adding the watercolours to give it that sketchy look. When working in special watercolour sketchbooks I use fountain pens but that’s for another post. For my daily sketching in pocket moleskine…

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White pens I use in my sketching

White pens in sketching! The why, how and my favorites…

When you start sketching for the first time or get back to it after longer period, you will find yourself trying to mimic every detail and every line being tempted to colour the whole thing in. While that is what you see, leaving white space on the paper is the most effective way to achieve…

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