Essential Materials and Tools
It’s time to gear up. You’ll need most of the following tools to do the exercises in this book.
It’s OK to draw in this book. I want you to! But to practice you should have additional drawing paper. Most drawing paper will do for beginners, such as a drawing pad of (acid-free) paper that takes pen and ink, pencil, crayon, charcoal, light ink washes, and markers. A handy size for most subjects (and laps) is 11x14– or 14x17–inches.
Or go with graph paper for use with pencil or marker, which provides a modular grid for visual measurement.
A couple of the prompts in this book call for heavier paper ...