Ninja Art Tip #124 How To Use a Tonometer

Beginner, Finishing, Inspiration, Ninja Art Tip, Tools & Materials, Video Tips

Did you know there is a super handy little tool which can help you to truly see tone? It’s the tonometer!

Check out this video to find out how to use it. You’ll be surprised at how much easier it is to create artworks from a reference.

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