Designed for YouTube, these DRAW WITH MIKE videos provide general assistance with many aspects of drawing.
TIPS and TRICKS
Using the Tub Sharpener
Duration: 4½ mins
How to properly use the Staedtler 502 Tub Sharpener or Lead Pointer. Mike's asked about this so often he has a copy and paste answer ready to email at a moment's notice :)
Duration: 8¼ mins
How to quickly build an impressive, very effective, and relatively cheap lightbox from a readily available suspended ceiling LED light panel.
Fixative and its uses
Duration: 16¼ mins
Using fixatives and removing the shine from graphite. Fixative types explained, the benefits explored, uses suggested, and guidance supplied when fixing your own drawings.
Drawing Hair: method #1
Duration: 9¼ mins
The #1 Drawing Hair method. Using negative drawing and layers to create a curving lock of hair with a central highlight.