How to Hand Sharpen a Pencil

How to Hand Sharpen a Pencil

To many people this post may seem like a joke. I mean seriously, who can’t figure out how to sharpen a pencil. Well, truth be told, like many things that appear simple from the outside, there are tricks to hand sharpening a pencil? In fact, I bought a knife over the weekend that is designed […]

Drawings by Brad Tabar

Pencil Artist of the Week: Brad Tabar

This week’s featured pencil artist is Brad Tabar, or Dokkalfr if you follow him on DeviantArt. Brad creates pencil drawings that are, in a word, fantastic, in both quality and subject matter. Brad’s DeviantArt gallery is divided into seven categories: “Scandinavian and Teutonic Myth and Folklore,” “British Islander Folklore,” “General European Folklore,” “World Folklore and Mythology,” […]


The Best Pencil Artists on Instagram

Instagram is filled with talented artists who use it to show off their pencil prowess. Here’s a list of some of the best pencil artists on Instagram. Alice Herring, @aliceandtheredherring Alice Herring is a story artist at Dreamworks Animation. Off the clock, though, she’s snapping pictures of sketches and posting them on her Instagram account. […]