Recently I traveled to Germany, sketched a lot of works and came up with some new ideas. I discovered it's easy to sketch rich variety of gray levels as long as using light and heavy gray markers. It can make the sketch more interesting and more touching. In this article, I integrate this discovering into my experience, and conclude a series of different monochromatic marker styles for your reference. Hopefully, it can inspire you new thoughts. Thank you.
The shortcomings of using ready-made watercolor sketchbook are : (1) High price (2) Sheets aren't enough (3) Paper doesn't meet our requirement. Therefore, it should be good if we can make our own watercolor sketchbook. There are a lot of advantages, such as cost efficiency, using the papers we are familiar with and be able to arrange the order of works in sketchbook. In this article, I share my experience of making a watercolor sketchbook.