Many people ask me what kind of pencils I use for my drawings, and what kind of coloured pencils and paper. So I made a selection of all kind of materials which I always use and which I find the best, and I posted this on my website Remrov’s Artwork
Over the years I have tried a lot of different brands of drawing materials and I found out that there is quite a lot of difference. Some pencil break more easily for example, and some coloured pencil brands are just more vibrant than others.
The drawing down below is one of my first. I did this one completely with graphite pencils of the brand Steadtler.
This drawing down here, my bearded dragon drawing, I did with coloured pencils from the brand Faber Castell Polychromos. The colours are very vibrant and they are quite soft and easy to work with. The pencils are a bit thinker though than other pencil so make sure you get a special Faber Castell pencil sharpener as well. You can find this on my website.
And down here you see my cockatoo drawing. The cockatoo itself I did with graphite mostly, but the darkest parts and the dark background I did with charcoal pencils. Graphite pencils are great and I use them all the time, but when you make something too dark with graphite pencils it starts to shine, so for the darker parts you need charcoal pencil instead.
Have a look at the selection I made. It will save you a lot of time and money since I have already gone through the whole process of finding the right brand and materials.
I finished my baby elephant pencil drawing. I’ve had a lot of fun with all the tiny details and the cracks of his skin. I’m quite happy with the result, I think he looks very cute and happy.
The original is listed for sale on my website Remrov’s Artwork and prints are also available on Fine Art America.
This week I started something new. I created a Patreon page for my pencil drawings. On this Patreon page I will be posting updates about my drawings and photos and videos of my process. I will share the story behind my drawings, a lot of insight — my thoughts, my struggles, my delight, and everything else that makes my drawings the way they are. And I will also make tutorials and share how I make my drawings.
Now my question to you is, do you want to join me on this new journey? It’s very easy. Everybody can see some of my posts, but the most special posts and stories will be for patrons only. You can already become my patron for 1 dollar a month, but you can also choose to pledge more than that, which also gives you the right to receive certain rewards. I invite you to have a look. At the moment there are two posts waiting for you, one is for everybody and the other one for patrons only.
Remrov’s Pencil Drawings on Patreon
Hope to see you there!
Right after finishing my pencil drawing of a brown bear, I started with a new drawing again, a baby elephant. For quite a while I wanted to draw another elephant, so I’m having a lot of fun with it. I truly love elephants, they are so majestic and beautiful, and very intelligent as well. I hope you like my drawing so far.
The last month and a half I have been working on a pencil drawing of a brown bear. I lost track of how many hours I have been working on it exactly, but I did take a two week break while I was visiting my mom in the Netherlands. I’ve had a lot of fun with this drawing, because a bear had been on my ‘to draw’ list for quite some time.
The original drawing is 18 by 24 inch and it’s for sale. Have a look at my website Remrov’s Artwork for more information. Prints are also available, along many other cool products with the drawing on it, on Fine Art America.
Down here you can see me working on the drawing with my feathered friend Pilaf as my personal coach.
And here you can see the finished bear drawing. On my Remrov’s Artwork Facebook Page I always post a lot of progression photos of my drawing, so come over and follow me there as well.
The last few weeks I have been working hard on a new drawing. This time of a brown bear. A bear has been on my ‘to draw’ list for quite some time now, so I’m really happy working on this fellow. I just started with the background. I hope you like it so far.
The last few weeks I have been working on a new pencil drawing, of a Westy, also know as a West Highland White Terrier. It’s part of my ‘white animals on white paper’ series. The original drawing is for sale and prints are also available on Fine Art America.