Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Biju: Jizō Head Sketch with a New 2B Lead Holder

A round stone Jizō statue head, drawn on Moleskine cahier journal paper with a Staedtler 2B lead in a Staedtler lead holder. Euro 2B/Japanese HB pencils are excellent for creating light underdrawings on watercolor paper without damaging it.

For more about what biju are, see Biju.

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