I have had several Deviant Artists ask me, how do I get clean or tight pencil work and what is my process?
Well, it’s a Great question and I decided to repost my reply to that answer here as a journal in hopes that it helps Artist in this great community! I will also try to add more techniques, hints, and helpful guides in the future.
So, if you have requests on How I do something, please comment below as well and we can see what we can tackle next, No promises on every requests, but I will do my best to help.
Here is the 1st Question:
How do I get such tight and clean pencils and what is my erasing process?
1. First, lay down your rough base/sketch, (Try to make it loose, focus more on the composition and apply your references that you hopefully previously gathered if its an assignment), and apply the base VERY lightly. IF your light boxing your foundation base, do all your line work VERY lightly as its hard to discern and make d