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How to draw a pen?

Some artists prefer to make drawingshandles. A beginner will also be a little more difficult to work with this tool than with a pencil, but nevertheless you can try and master this skill. Our advice will help you in this.

Draw a rose with a pen

As an example, let's show how to draw a rose with a pen. First, you can choose a simple drawing scheme:

  • Run on the paper oval and then paint it with smooth rounded lines of petals.
  • Draw a slightly curved stem, thorns and leaves. Now paint the picture in color or stroke it with a pen.

When you are more or less comfortable in drawing with the pen, you can proceed to more complex schemes. To create basic auxiliary lines, we recommend using a pencil.

Please note that you first need to draw the upper part of the drawing step by step and then go to the bottom. In this case, you will not have the risk of smearing the hands of the lines just made with the wrist.

The most diverse ideas of what drawings you can draw with a pen, you will find in our Drawing section.

Features of drawing with a pen

Unlike a pencil, the lines of which can beany moment to correct or completely remove, the drawing executed by the handle, correction practically does not give in. This means that from the very beginning you need to draw a beautiful handle. This is the main difficulty of working with this tool.

Rose Handle

So if you can not yet boastverified accurate movements, with the first time creating beautiful correct lines, it is better to first draw the drawing with a pencil, and only then on top of it you can draw with a pen.

As for which toolchoose, it all depends on your taste and goals. For example, an ordinary ballpoint pen will give enough thin and even lines, but the picture will look a bit rustic. But the gel pen will be able to draw a more elegant picture, but such handles can sometimes leak. The best choice will be special tools for drawing: pen for sketches with a movable pen, pen-liner, isograph.

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