30 Faces/30 Days - Pen & Pencil (08/22)

Regular price $ 59.99 USD

The Challenge: Draw the human face in pen or pencil every day for 30 days. Start today! 

• 30 inspiring reference photos
• 30 video drawing lessons (~60 mins/lesson)
• Learn from 10 extraordinary teachers
• Get lifetime access with purchase

How It Works

Each day of the challenge, you get a reference photo featuring an inspiring face and a video lesson on Sktchy. Watch the lesson, draw your muse and share your drawing with a global community of fellow participants.

Simple Tools, Limitless Possibilities

They are the simplest and most accessible of all art supplies – and perhaps the most potent.

With just a pen or pencil, you can capture anyone.

In this challenge, you'll build up your drawing skills, one face at a time, with the guidance of 10 extraordinary artists. We'll cover:

• Capturing likeness through accurate proportions, value building, edge control, etc.
• Hatching (cross and contour) and blending
• Establishing focal points
• Tips for warming up
• Controlling ink flow
• Hand-eye coordination
• Observation skills
• Drawing more accurate eyes through simplification
• Gesture drawing
• Composition
• Drawing by erasing
• A "cheat" code for drawing glasses
• Facial anatomy, especially older faces
• And much more!

Meet Your Teachers

Learn from 10 extraordinary pen and pencil artists from around the world.

1. Alvin Chong (Sktchy, Instagram)
2. David Tenorio (Sktchy, Instagram)
3. Joan Martin (Sktchy, Instagram)
4. Juan Perednik (Sktchy, Instagram)
5. Justin Maas (Sktchy, Instagram)
6. Kirsten Britt (SktchyInstagram)
7. Kyle Legaspi (SktchyInstagram)
8. Tiffany S. DaVanzo (Sktchy, Instagram)
9. Shanay Scarlet Manitzky (SktchyInstagram)
10. Zac Rybacki (Sktchy, Instagram)

30-Day Challenge, Lifetime Access

As a participant, you get lifetime access to all challenge content (videos, photos, etc.) on Sktchy, where you can communicate with your teachers and connect with fellow participants from around the world via desktop and any iOS or Android mobile devices.


What materials do I need to participate?

The only materials you need are pen, pencil and paper. That said, here are the specific materials the teachers use in their lessons:

  • Pens: ball points (black, blue and various bright colors); water-soluble (e.g., Pilot G2); gel (white); fineliner
  • Pencil: lead (2B-8B, 2H, HB); mechanical (2B, 4B, HB); colored (black, red, white)
  • Paper: white/light and, optionally, toned gray and blue
  • Eraser
  • Optional: white acrylic paint for highlighting; white charcoal; ink (pink, sepia, grey); brush; shading stick; sandpaper

Is the content all new?

Yes! The teachers created their video lessons specifically for this edition of the challenge.

What skill level do I need for this challenge?

The challenge is suitable for artists of all skill levels, from beginners on up. 

Do I need an iOS-device to participate?

No! We are hosting the challenge on Sktchy, which is available on iOS, Android and web.

Where do I access the challenge?

We publish all content related to the challenge on Sktchy.

Do I get lifetime access to the challenge?

Yes! Your purchase gets you lifetime access to ALL challenge content.

What is your refund policy?

All sales are final.

Any Questions?

Contact us. We'll reply asap.