Gesture Drawing Tips

My first advice to any aspiring artist is to get proficient at gesture drawing. Once you have a figure mannequin worked out, you need to play with it, and learn how it moves. Gestures are the fastest and best way to do that.

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My Tools:

Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Hard Black pen

Sakura Pigma Micron 01Pentel Arts Color Brush with Pigment Ink, Fine and Medium

Faber Castell Erasers Drawing kneaded Large

Uni Posca White Paint Marker Pen Extra Fine 0.7mm/Fine Point 0.9-1.3mm/Medium Point1.8-2.5mm

Staedtler 502 BK A6 Mars Rotary Action Lead Pointer and Tub for 2mm Leads

Staedtler Lead Holder

Staedtler Mars Carbon Lead, 2mm, 2H

Strathmore (25-611 STR-25-611 24 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 11 by 17″, Blue Lined

Staedtler White Eraser (just typed this in, so it’s not necessarily what it’s called, but that should find it. Anyway, it’s a white eraser…)

And Thank you to Amonny for the suggestion of the Mono Tombow eraser. I’ve got mine on order, and I’ll let you know how it works out.


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