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urban sketching

Dual brush pens – Tombow or WHSmith – at less than half the price, are they half as good?

I love Tombow dual brush pens for urban sketching or nature sketching, but they are REALLY expensive. So when I spotted that WHSmith do a dual brush pen, I wondered if they would be any good. They are half the price, but are they half the quality? Two artists I really admire, Ian Fennelly and …

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Putting people into your sketches

We all avoid putting people into our drawings because we ‘can’t draw people’. Well you can! The advantage of putting people in is that it brings your landscape to life and it gives a scale to your drawing. We aren’t talking about detailed portraits, but just capturing the human element. Take a look at this …

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