How to give your pencil art rhythm and shape

Drawing, for me, has been a long and crooked path. I can remember drawing as a child, copying images from comic books well before I could read. My family travelled as I grew up. Comic books, pencil and paper are very portable, so that's what I usually had with me.

For a long time, my work was mostly concerned with the female form, and to this day anatomy still plays a huge part in my work, sometimes even in the more abstract work that I do. I put a lot of effort into chasing styles and techniques that I would emulate, integrate or disregard.

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Award-winning illustrator, concept artist, fine artist and writer, Allen Williams continues his passion for graphite every day, creating strange characters and creatures.