Learning to Draw with a Brush: Not as Easy as it Would First Appear

September 04, 2019 1 min read

Drawing with a brush can seem like it should be an easy skill. How different can it be than a pencil? 

Somewhat surprisingly, it doesn't translate one-to-one. An artist could do fantastic work with a graphite pencil and not have that same level of control when drawing with a brush. Learning to draw with a brush is its own unique skill.

But by all accounts, as watercolorist Frederick C. Graff says above, drawing with a brush is a skill worth learning. 

How have you found drawing with a brush? Easier or harder than you expected? Share your experience below in the comments. 

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