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Having a good sketching line quality can make a quick 5 minute doodle look like a semi-rendering. But how do you practice it? Here are 3 exercises I do and you can do as well to really get those smooth, clean lines going.   1, “The Dot Connector” Grab a clean sheet of paper. Add a bunch of dots to the paper with a pen. Now, try to connect two dots together with a single line. I usually make a few “ghost strokes”, hovering over the paper before actually drawing the line. This will help with the aim and accuracy. Do this...

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We've been getting great questions about our markers and how they compare to established brands. We like to take the opportunity to answer it here! We only sell products we love ourselves and our customers love as well. We've used all kinds of markers from Copics to Chartpak to brands no one ever heard of before. Some are great, some are really bad.  Our Touchnew are the ones we prefer as they are very similar to Copics but no where near as expensive. It's up to you what you're looking for. If brand is important to you, go with Copics....

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Quick little video on car sketching with our markers!  Starting out with a regular BiC pen to get the lines down. Once happy with the lines, we start by adding a light shade of red to our sketch before moving on with darker shades.Get your marker set here - https://borntosketch.com/collections/markers/products/touchnew-markers-30-40-60-80-168-sets?variant=31935201614 Have fun!

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This is a question I get almost everyday. How do you learn to sketch? How do you get better? What tools do you use to make those lines? The answer is always the same. How do you learn to sketch? You have got to practice. You have got to DO. This applies to whatever it is you want to get better at, you simply have to practice. If you want to be the best at something, you have got to practice ten times more than the average person who rather dream than take action. There’s no limit to how good...

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