Artists can experiment with a variety of techniques, materials and media when drawing in order to develop and communicate ideas.
Which drawing medium would be best for a tonal study?
Which drawing medium would be best for detail or technical drawing?
Which drawing material could be used to create a resist effect for use with watercolours?
Which drawing medium does not need a fixative to hold it in place?
Which medium could you use an eraser with to create highlights?
What type of drawing concentrates on the outline of a subject?
What would be an effective tool for creating very fine ink marks?
A cocktail stick
A cotton bud
How do you create different tones when using cross hatching?
Change the pencil you are using
Blend your pencil marks together
Change how close together the lines are
How can you draw attention to highlights in your drawing?
Use a hard pencil
Work on dark paper
Work with charcoal
How can you vary tone in a continuous line drawing?
Change the medium you are using
Smudge and blend different areas
Vary the weight you apply to your pen or pencil