Drawing Supplies for Beginners
Drawing is simply making marks on paper, and it is fun! If you’ve been wondering what the Drawing Supplies for Beginners are… this is the place to be. Below we will learn how to select the best drawing supplies for you. Hello my dear Graphics Fairy friends – it’s Rebecca here with a quick look at the drawing art supplies available for people wanting to explore drawing and add mark making to their artwork.! I promise to sprinkle in loads of tips and hints along the way.
What supplies do I need to start drawing?
First, let’s see what black and white drawing is. Black and white drawing or graphite/charcoal drawing is a great tool to have in your crafting toolbox. Many people have a fear of drawing, which can limit their art. Actually, the secret is the tool you select for drawing, as it can greatly reduce the fear once you understand what it does and how to use it. Layering, changing the direction of the mark, and using the correct lead for the job is fairly simple to learn.
I have tempered my selections to
Basic Drawing Tools and Equipment
- Mark Making Tools: Graphite Pencils, Charcoal Pencils and Sticks
- Mechanical Pencils
- Blending Stumps or Smudge Sticks
- Drawing Surfaces: Sketch Pads and Papers
- Pencil Sharpeners
Mark Making Tools – Pencils and Sticks
Here is a breakdown of the HB Scale:
Ebony Pencil This is a special type ofwooden grade pencil with a thicker graphite core than a normal graphite pencil. The graphite has only a few little binders, which makes it easy to create dark values on the paper.
Charcoal Pencils, Sticks, and Cubes
Electric Erasers are another way to get rid of unwanted marks, but this tool can also be used to draw into a dark swath of graphite or charcoal, creating a reverse effect. It is pretty nifty once you get the hang of it!
Blending Stumps/ Smudge Sticks /Tortillons
Drawing Surfaces, Sketch Pads, and Papers
I would a beginner to start with a few sketchbooks containing
Types of Paper for Drawing
Tracing Paper –
A Starting Place for Drawing