image by: dragonsdust
Featured Artist: Rob Turpin
Rob is an illustrator and designer from the North of England, now living and working near London. He likes to draw robots, spaceships and imaginary places and is currently working on his first children’s book. Take some inspiration from his detailed drawings and try creating your very own imagination palace.
Challenge: Imagination Palace
This month we’re experimenting with 3D drawing, using these technical drawing tools and the inspiration included to help you create your very own isometric imagination palace to escape to.
What was in the box?
Derwent Precision Mechanical Pencil 0.5 – http://amzn.to/2jmuWgR
Precision is Derwents first mechanical pencil. It has a metal barrel, designed for optimal grip and balance. It also includes a built-in eraser under the push button cap which retracts/extends the nib. Precision has a smooth laydown of graphite, suitable for fine detail and cross hatching techniques.
IsoSketch – http://amzn.to/2xY0ZGj
IsoSketch is a simple drawing tool that makes it really easy to draw 3D shapes and it fits into your pocket. IsoSketch combines all the templates and stencils needed to create perfect isometric drawings in seconds. Quickly and easily get the angle right to accurately bring your imagination palace to life.
Spectrum Noir Illustrator – http://amzn.to/2wXw0uH
This marker shares the same ink and colour chart as the original Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, with a new and exclusive nib combination. The fine bullet nib for smaller details and the thicker brush nib for smooth, natural fills. These markers give perfect blendable and streak free coverage to your work.
Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner – http://amzn.to/2xY30m4
The famous orange hexagonal barrel holds a vibrant water-based ink specially formulated to sustain long cap-off times. While its 0.4 mm felt tip provides the smooth, expressive writing of a marker in a thin size that works for everyday sketching and outlining.
Derwent Shaped Erasers – http://amzn.to/2w5J4Bb
Impressively smudge free, these Derwent shaped erasers are perfect for those that prefer a different grip and are easy to hold and control. Available in two shapes and colours that give the same quality results.