I documented my current workflow and process a bit! Hopefully this displays properly- I don't think I've made a Deviantart journal since Stash was introduced, ha oh god
I do a ton of ballpoint and graphite sketching, but when planning a complicated traditional piece I prefer to play around with gestures and forms digitally.
The initial digital sketch was refined a little, and then transferred to paper using whichever method you prefer. For these I printed them out and used the good ol’ tape it to the window technique, but I much prefer a projector, printer, or lightbox when they’re available! I put down extremely light graphite lines before jumping right into an application of colored pen