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My Black & White Pencils Drawings

Updated on July 14, 2009

More of my pencil drawings, black and whites. I prefer to work in black and white when doing portraits because of the raw beauty I see in black and white work, although I'm still struggling to capture what I see in black and white pieces... I'll keep trying, practice makes perfect!

Designed And Drawn By: Cam Anju
Designed And Drawn By: Cam Anju


I am naming this girl Amanda, I've always loved this name, Amanda. Mom says I love Amanda so much because it's one of the names she thought to give me before I was born...

Considering I already have two first names it would be over kill eh? (She said I couldn't make up my mind on my name.. XD) Anyways I thought she was pretty.

Amanda was done as just random drawing, no reference... and she doesn't really exist, I mean, I'm sure there's Amanda's and I'm sure someone looks similar but this Amanda is out of my head... :)

While the anatomy on this is better then I usually do it's still slightly off, the necklace (as my friend oh so bluntly pointed out) is going down in a way it shouldn't be since she is leaning... however I think it's fine, it's just sitting on a part of her body I didn't draw lol, and if I did finish it it would look fine the way it is!! Also the hair is kind of sketchy, as usual I lost patience and did it quick.

I love hand to head sketching, I'll probably write about it more, we'll see. I used an HB pencil, a 4B 6B and 8B pencils as well. For darkened areas I used my new Prisma colors, the black one for shadows and hard lines and the white one for highlights. :)

Designed and Drawn By: Cam Anju
Designed and Drawn By: Cam Anju

On A Kick.... Drawing, Drawing, & Drawing

This is just randomness, I was on a kick after drawing Amanda and wasn't ready to sleep yet so I drew her. Again just someone in my head... a nameless someone I guess... I'm so terrible with names, I don't name my drawings I Key-Word them, lol!

Her eyes kind of in some way reminds me of my mom's, but I'm not sure... I used HB pencil, 2B, 4B, 8B, 6B, pencils for this and again used the prismacolors for shading and highlights. At this point I really started to enjoy my new prismacolors, and started working with colors that I may put up someplace else later.

Project Art Done For A Project I may or May Not Continue, May Redraw Also.
Project Art Done For A Project I may or May Not Continue, May Redraw Also.

Still Unnamed, Maybe Always.

This is an unnamed girl I draw a lot and drew a different picture on my Pencil Sketches Hub, you may go see, she's at the bottom.

I'm not sure if I'l ever name her, maybe if I pick back up this project I will consider names again, at the moment I'm not sure if I will pick back up the project. Considering it never got very far anyways.. :P With current event going on at my house I haven't been able to put as much into my art as I would like to. Also haven't been feeling very "creative".

She was done with HB, 2B, 4B and 8B pencil(s) for major areas...

Unfinished project art... Mine. :)
Unfinished project art... Mine. :)

Hub Challenge Hub 28, Week 4... Almost there!! Times running out!! ^_^


This is not at ALL how I would draw this anymore. Took me a lot og guts to put this up because I find it embarrassing at this point. :P

While I like the overall stance and pose I would not draw the face like that anymore and don't like it anymore.

I guess this character, (being the same one) is still a work in progress and needs to be worked on if I ever pick the project back up. This is the same girl as above... and on my other hub.

The scene is she just woke up, in fact I never planned more of this little project but her getting up... funny huh? The more of this project I put up the more it sparks my interest again, maybe I will pick it back up but probably not anytime soon. ;)

Done in HB, 4B, 8B pencils...


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