CONCEPT, SKETCH, & COLOR, ALL IN ONE HOUR!? | Filling a Spread in My Sketchbook

Not everyone has a million years to
spend drawing everyday. I thought it would be a fun challenge to sit down and
see what I could draw in only one hour (that’s two [fingers]) one, one hour! let’s open my
sketchbook and see what happens!! ♪ I’ve got a stopwatch right here I’m gonna hit
start and then I have one hour to draw pretty simple let’s go and I also have absolutely no idea what- okay wait it started so I actually didn’t
actually stop and think about what I wanted to draw so I’m just going to
loosen up I haven’t drawn at all today let’s just kind of just draw really
loose and squishy because what I like to do with the spread (eek, I have no time to talk)
what I like to do the spread it’s got sketch ideas here and then draw the
final thing there if I’m going to draw something with a little bit more effort
otherwise I just like drawing sketches everywhere — I always get lost in the hair
I’m like what kind of hair do I give her I don’t know I’m always playing with my style I think I’m kind of settling on a very cartoon
sort of large ears but with like normal-sized eyes to a point I mean
obviously it’s stylized so it’s not going to be realistic proportions here alright so now I need to kind of make some decisions if I’m going to just draw a
regular old boring character or if I want to add something a little bit more
fantastic because right now I’m just sort of like letting my hand draw what it
wants it’s not being very creative it’s kind of just using that muscle memory
and drawing like a mash-up of all of the things I’ve drawn or tend to draw and
when it comes to like coming up with new ideas that’s one you have to like really
let your brain work a little harder for me at least yeah not crazy about this
but I only spent four minutes on it so what can you expect? I think I want to
try and like go somewhere completely different maybe we could work on either
like a side profile maybe even pretty detailed hmm not sure everything just
feels really boring and maybe that’s the whole ‘rushing thing’ — you really shouldn’t
rush yourself but maybe I’m kind of tackling this the wrong way instead of
like rushing to come up with a good idea I should be taking my time and just
enjoying that one hour that I have to spend but at the
same time like “I kind of want to draw something interesting” oh here we go
what if someone who has like dark black fiery hair and like their eyes are dark
black too this is just coming out of nowhere but I want to see what it looks
like I think I have like a black brush pen here kind of like try and draw some like
fiery shapes I like the mix of kind of like cutesy large ears with the darker
hair and by darker I don’t mean like black I mean more sinister maybe a more
dynamic pose kind of like the one hand in front I’ll need a reference for this
I kind of want her like head dipping down a little bit so we can like add
some dark shadows underneath the eyebrows – this is a much more
dynamic pose if the hands like — the thumb would be… like this interesting looking
shape I’m gonna curl the fingers a little bit more than I physically seem
to be able to do myself I think that’ll help exaggerate the claw
likeness of the hand okay that’s… I like the thumb, the thumb worked out so this
is the palm, we use this kind of like a rectangle you know the thumb is in that
section then we kind of fill that in so there we have the thumb actually this is
more like this shape then the pinky is actually like right here I’m looking at
it a little bit of a different angle then you could probably see actually
that might be helpful if I look up at the viewfinder here draw the like the
simple french fries first try to get them all in the right shape before you
go in and add too many details then we also need these kind of lines oh now I’m looking ahead again I realized that the thumb is in the wrong
place let me try and move that up how’s this looking? is it looking like a
hand that is doing this? it’s not terrible – I think we improved from my first attempt
Grab that black brush pen again, draw our little demon — OooOO! maybe she’s-just bring
the eyebrows down a little bit more in the center of the face
might make her look a little bit more angry, I want a keep the kind of
”cutesy” features definitely want to practice a little bit more she’s gonna
need some kind of outfit so I’m gonna have to move on to this page let’s see
what about a pose where she’s like looking upwards? I’m just gonna use like
dots and everything for the facial features try and get a different
angle I don’t want her to be that voluptuous she’s kind of-I’m picturing
her being very kind of like thin where you can kind of see the bone structure a
little bit and try that I don’t know I’ve never really drawn anything like
that so that’ll be interesting I’m gonna move the mouth up this way well she shouldn’t be that happy — oOoo! unless we bring the eyebrows like way down like
this interesting and these arms are down.. I’m gonna make the arms like really
skinny kind of like pronounce the bone structure darken up under her eyebrow
there I could go ahead and just make her full-on skeleton – I’m just trying to
really like cut in anywhere that it would be fleshy and just remove
it this really isn’t the direction I want to go, I’m losing that cutesy that
I liked the contrast between the cutesy and like the dark hair so I don’t think
I want to go this route but it was an interesting thing to experiment with lets try
again (woop, gotta hold onto the pencil) I’m almost halfway through the time and
by 30 minutes I kind of want to have my idea down at least let’s give her a big
round eyes deep black we could give her like a little bit of a zombie nose here
with their big ears and turn the body this way looks like a Captain Marvel
pose there are all these extra legs down here don’t think she needs more than one [pair]
-I mean could give her more than one leg, be kind of interesting: what if she
had like a section back here extra legssss its ant-like almost — this is so weird and unlike
what I usually draw I don’t know if it’s the time limit that’s like freaking me
out and making me draw weird things or I’m just in a weird mood right now and then for clothes, we can give her something that’s like kind of zombie-deteriorating this one can end around the knee and then this leg maybe right at the ankle, a
nice fashionable length very very interesting page limitations here and then
try and keep a sketch inside here and see if I can kind of come up with an
interesting pose if I want to like do a final illustration angry eyebrows give
her a little bit of a slouch see how that looks cuz right now, i’ve only drawn
her pretty confident so I want to try something else The hair is kind of not
coming upwards as much and it kind of loses that smokiness we could go back to
that sort of idea Hey so then we have all this extra space for
that dark hair and it can kind of like almost engulf behind the hand [thinking tongue clicks] this is
fun cuz I don’t usually do foreshortening
and it could be really fun to practice that oOooo what if the clothes are kind
of like giving off bits too
[smacks paper with pencil] kind of like she just came out of a fire and her
clothes are all singed and like blowing away into dust[/ashes] yeah I think this one
will be a lot of fun it’s kind of like going off that first idea but if I
hadn’t done these few ideas I wouldn’t know what the outfit would look like so
kind of happy with that I’m gonna just grab nice A5 sheet of paper,
look we’re right at the halfway part this is perfect actually let me do this so
I can see better so we can see the thumbnails that I want alright so I got
an A5 sheet of paper and I’m gonna start sketching out that idea I kind of think
I wanna– do I want to like turn the page? here a little like this? it’s kind of
interesting so then she’s got standing diagonally it’ll make it a little bit
more dynamic so her head would be like here and that
hand would be right here the fingers the fingers. aright that hand definitely looks a
little bit more [growls] this one’s kind of just like hey [waves] and that’s not what I’m looking
for although we can kind of leave that there
so I know where everything’s gonna be actually I don’t want to erase that yet, let
me make sure we have room for everything kind of like put in the body here, lay
down that ugly groundwork -should try to make sure everything is where it
needs to be before I start adding in the details hmm something’s different here i’m missing the thumbnail …well I think the hands farther away from the face
which makes it look a little bit less in your face so if we move the hand over to
the left a little like here maybe now it’s too low… gosh darn it okay I have to really pay attention to that thumbnail because it looks pretty good
there and I want it to be spot-on here let’s see like here? in the distance just
draw really light in case I have to erase it again there’s my very simplified hand it’s
really big I don’t know if I maybe went overboard but I’ll take it I’ll go back
to that powerful stance I somehow lost the diagonal-ness that I wanted got a
lot of space over here I don’t know if I should fill it in with a lot of like the
wispies..? ooOoo like smoke? wait-a-minute! something like this, she’s standing in
that smoke spent a lot of time coming up with the idea we’ll see if we
can get this done try and get this smokey shape maybe it’ll fit the vibe I’m
looking for more if it like kind of like gets down to nothing really fast like
it’s very thin see now it’s kind of distracted with the hand so maybe I
should try and avoid the hand completely that’s not bad I kind of like that weird
shape a little bit of cute, with a little bit of sinister not like an out of my
comfort zone amount, but like a cutsey amount just like limited little: “I’m
trying something new” amount kind of digging it there’s a lot of white space
here I’m thinking it’s almost like she’s one with the smoke I’m gonna grab a well….
maybe I want to go a little lighter, I also have some lighter grays in my Copic
markers but I’m gonna start with this Cool Grey 04 and kind of fill in some
of the sections I want to be dark black see know that it looks pretty dark
compared to the white paper, so that’s a good place to start in case we want to
like layer the tones, I’m also gonna fill in the hair too how much time we
got left? we are alright I’m not doing too bad not too worried about the graphite only
because this is a grey and like getting grey on your gray graphite isn’t gonna
make that big of a deal in the long run but if you don’t want those pencil lines
to show through because once you color over them it will be permanent, you won’t
be able to erase it so erase the ones that you don’t want to show through and you
should be good but if you’re using like a color especially yellow make sure the
graphite is completely erased I do want to erase a little bit more here actually
I’m probably going to use my heavy duty eraser really making sure these
disappear kind of like it it looks like a ponytail but also like whimsical go
ahead and use fine liner for the facial features outline them that way I can
erase the graphite – oOoo we only have 15 minutes left I think I need to kick my
butt in gear here – let’s just outline everything else and then this hand
oh I never went over it again oh well we’ll just have to take it for what it
is it’s not bad because I drew it so many times but I feel like I could have made
it better, ooOoo I’m running out of time I’m gonna go to the next darkest color and color in these spots here, I need
something behind this oh we got like 12 minutesleft? I’m not doing my best
job of getting that even but it’s alright
not sure didn’t really plan this out what colors are going where move back to the cool gray 04 these are Ohuhu brush markers by the
way lightly erase this so that the graphite doesn’t smudge fill this in putting down so much ink so fast I’m
starting to smell the alcohol oOooo I kind of want to fill in the hands dark – is
that kind of weird? try grabbing this darker color and
darkening up the edges of this kind of trying to hide some of that lineart switch back to the
lighter one particles everywhere! [mouth fart every time
she touches the marker to the paper] I like there to be like a messy amount of just
dots I feel like it makes everything look a little better we got like
eight minutes left here add some smaller bits and also darken up the end of the
hair darken up the eyes too I might actually just grab the black
marker and fill in the eyes that’s actually something I did wanna do I’ll grab this one lighter
color just color in underneath I’m also gonna darken up cuz we have another five
minutes here the hands kind of like they were dipped in something if I had more
time I think I’d add a whole nother layer of smoke behind her oh I didn’t
realize I had this lighter gray could use that for the under the eyebrows bit well you live and you learn I try to add some smoke behind here not
sure if these are all that visible I feel like it adds a little bit more
atmosphere to the background hmm we still have four minutes left – what do I want
to do? might darken up the top of the pants and then have them get lighter as
they get closer to the smoke I want this one and this one darken up up here grab
this guy and blend it out — I’m also gonna take the black since I did that dumb
lineart thing just try to hide that even more blend it out OHHHSHOOT!!!
wrong one no no no no no wait well it’s gonna be a little darker then… they all look the same it’s hard to tell I wanted this one see how I can blend out
even that the mid-tone whoopsie daisies I think I’ll do the same thing here with
the black even though this doesn’t have the line art problem blend it out i’ll grab
this lighter one, blend it out and voila I might even – we still have two minutes left grab a darker color for the tips of the
fingers blend those out a bit alright we have one minute left is there anything I
still want to do to this?? particles 30 seconds left! I don’t know I don’t think
I really want to do anything else. I also feel like giving up with 20 seconds left is
cheating [getting down to the wire] 3.. 2.. 1!!!! woo!! [happy new yearrr!!] we made it all the way around 1 hour stop that guy okay I gotta go admit I doubted myself like maybe at the
20 minute mark that this would actually happened but look at this I grabbed a
whole new sheet paper was able to do like almost like a nice final
illustration I’m glad I kept it to grayscale or I might have gotten a
little bogged down with colors but we drew all of this and this final illustration
all in one hour i’m a little proud of myself. I was
definitely rushing myself at the beginning and I kind of had this memory
of when I did the 10 minute 1 minute 10 second challenge and I realized you have
a lot more time than you realize just because there’s a timer ticking doesn’t
mean you need to speed up so just take your time and you can come up with
something that looks respectively good anyway I thank you guys for watching I
hope you all enjoyed or drew along and it just goes to show you you can draw
something with only one hour you don’t have to spend three to eight hours a day
drawing to be able to you know find time to draw (that goes without saying)
anyway Thank You Guys for watching, I’ll see you guys all next week and I hope you have a
delicious evening full of waffles! bye! ♪ [cutlery clank]


  • Bree The Tree


  • Audrey Gray

    Do you have any tips for anyone starting a drawing channel? I am starting my own and I don’t know what I’m doing. ?

  • ryttu3k

    Waffles this is a really fun drawing and looks really cool and smokey but the music you used is the same one I used for my podcast for uni and it just switched my brain back into academic mode in the middle of vacation.

    I just. Needed to share that.

  • ThatLoLou

    it rly turned out well!! ^^

  • Noh Yonkun

    Oh~~~~ great ~

  • _Gacha_ _Mark_

    When you realize she draw a beautiful female in just 4 mins

  • slice of Art

    I love ur vid and btw new subscriber ^w^

  • Katie Spampinato

    Can you review the Ohuhu watercolor brush pens!??

  • Indigo Violet

    Waffles: kinda like she just got out of a fire and her clothes are all singed and like blowing away to dust—

  • doro626

    The thing about hands, is they can take on some weird shapes. I've looked at my hand holding a pole and realized if I drew it EXACTLY as I saw it, people would say I drew it wrong.

  • doro626

    Wuv U Waffles.

  • Mackenzie Small

    I think this drawing is better than your others you should do more like weird or different drawing

  • StrAngE MissTeries

    the "demonic" girl reminds me of Tom Lucitor oooooofffffff rip SVSTFOE

  • L_wave B

    woah she's looking badass???

  • Peachy

    You should draw more ponytails or hairs that are up.

  • Itz HannahBanana

    Rin: dArK bLaCk

    Me: isn’t black already darker than anything? How can it get any darker?

  • Mackenzie Breanne

    Ahhh I love this! The composition is really cool!

  • Eva Reihill

    Random question but what model phone is that

  • Muse Draws

    This is amazing! though honestly, the thing I am most impressed by is how to stayed still for a whole hour!! I could not

  • AllieCraft14


  • Lei

    That looks really cool!!! I like it a lot! 😀

  • Rori Wilson

    I love how her video is about the 1 hour challenge but its a 18 min videos also your art is amazing

  • KaysiexX WhitexX

    U should make an elf drawing or a dragon person?!?

  • Summer Goodrich

    we COULD give her more than one leg… yes please

  • Itz_ Allyssa

    for some reason I got a hades vibe when she said she would have fire like hair… the end result gave me a dark demon god vibe I loved it so much… amazing job Rin

  • OrdinaryInternetCitizen

    Waffles: draws a whole body in 5 minutes

    Me: trying to find a good circle to start the head in about 15 minutes


  • Ocean of Bunnies

    I dig the big ears and small eyes. Because I like realism and how she still makes it look cartoony. Also that's a funky doodle thing ya drew there

  • Jabber Ginger

    Who else got Eleven vibes


  • Jabber Ginger

    I love your vids soooo much you inspired me to start drawing again and now I really want to go into animation when I leave school❤️❤️❤️

  • Olivia Derenoncourt

    No one :
    No one ever :
    Rin: fire is gray and now that's her hair :3

  • Tom

    low key kinda looks like eleven from stranger things season 2 when she went emo…just me?

  • ʜᴀᴘᴘʏ ʟɪᴛᴛʟᴇ ᴀᴄᴄɪᴅᴇɴᴛ

    I love seeing these cus I draw so fast lol

  • Savana Rae

    I love you channel even though I don't draw 🙂 ❤️

  • Slurpie Slimes

    She used more time on the sketch then the final pic!!!

  • Brianna A

    Why is no one talking about how far she was in10:00 minutes

  • DapperJazz

    Watching you drawing that hand was obsessive

    I LOVE drawing hands, I love looking at how weird and odd hands can curve and move and look

    It’s so fun for my tiny attention span

  • Enieledama

    What music was she playing it's so nice

  • Crystal Dawn

    Rin, I just wanted to say a big thank you. Since I've started watching your videos, I've become more confident and comfortable trying to sketch out a person/character, and today, drawing along with you in this video, I finally made a face, hair, neck, shoulders, and the tops of the arms that I FINALLY don't feel like I could have done at my son's age lol. Thank you for all of your videos, all the tips, everything. ❤️?

  • Tweety Bird

    20 seconds into the challenge
    (59min 40seconds left)

    "Ooh I don't have time to talk"

  • * ᄆ*

    Looks like a don't starve character.

  • Elizabeth Erazo

    I would love to see this character over a bright fiery watercolor wash background

  • Olipo Olipo

    It takes me an hour to draw a stick figure!? (Maybe hour fifteen if I add grass underneath it?) jk

  • Olipo Olipo

    8:59 insert chewbacca noises

  • Olipo Olipo

    15:13 Looks like she's been akumatized
    Like if u know what I mean MLB?

  • Guadalupe Castaneda

    Mr.take my time has left the chat???

  • kaykay H

    Fun fact this challange is our art exam on my high school

  • • Gacha Dragon •

    <<sTop TALKinG aND DRaW!!!>>

  • Creatively Awkward

    Am I the only one who thinks this looks like a Miraculous Ladybug akumatization villain?…

    Just me? Ok..

  • Addie

    It’s weird how I’ve never been into art but I watched one of your videos and I went and bought ohuhu markers 5 sketch books white gel pens fine liners and a LOT of pencils, but after a while I stopped doing art and all the supplies just sat there in my room but one of your videos came up on my recommended and after I watched it I finished my first sketch book and I’m almost done with my 2nd?thank you so much for inspiring me to be creative !!!!!!??❤️

  • are you kidding me right now

    This is honestly one of my favorite drawings you've done on here. Super cool and cute!

  • Sophia Egipciaco

    Draw the Cheshire cat

  • Soph

    Hi waffles!! I’m wondering if you could do a video showing how you draw female/male body shapes, it would help a lot ?

  • Lumichiko

    Anyone from the miraculous fandom? She looks akumatised

  • Llyn Hosuh

    Is it just me but did the first sketch of the black haired character give salty Toph vibes? Avatar anyone? No? Just me? Alright…

  • Jose Tavera

    When in doubt dot it out

  • Grapez Fuel

    when you were saying about her clothes turning to dust i just thought of Avengers

  • 3 hit wounder

    How is the timer set for 1 hour but this video is 18 minutes long????????????

  • AestheticGalaxy

    “Large ears” *draws normal ears*
    Me: *cries in giant ear drawings*

  • dorkacorns glasses

    Do you like the colors it the first camera ( top view) or second ( side veiw)

  • Ab Al

    You have to stop talking and start drawing I don't mean it as an insult

  • Ab Al

    Why is this drawing soooooooo dark but I like it

  • Maddys Land!!

    Me:how can you do all that in ten minutes!!!!

  • Amna R

    My art teacher asked where I learned about contrast; 'Wafflesssssssss!!!!'

  • Cameron L.

    Her sketch of the girl with multiple legs gave me Coraline vibes. Just me?

  • PrettyLittle Wolfies

    Why do i always get lost in my drawing when i listen to your videos?? It's like your magical voice just makes me wan't to draw, and draw, and draw!

  • Gacha Silver

    1:39 FOUR MINUTES? That would take me weeks to draw TwT

  • Wolfie-Chan :3

    kinda reminds me of eraser head from my hero academia…

  • Fran Aristy

    Just watching you draw has helped me be a better artist. Thank you for being a great role model????

  • Brightpinkity521

    Usually all my art is under 1 hour

  • Amanda Colburt

    Dose anyone else think that she looks like Ellevn from stranger things!?!? ?

  • moon bunny

    What loose paper do you use?

  • All Dat Jazz

    Waffles, copics, art, graphite, waffles, waffles, people, pencils, did I mention Waffles?

  • Isabel Vermaesen

    “We could give her more than ONE leg.”

  • Shytaisha

    It was giving me lava girl vibes the whole time ! I needed some orange and pink ??

  • Amy Hull

    I don't like to color my drawings because I think It will ruin it ?
    But in my painting notebook I defiantly paint with water color paints. ?
    (Hey waffles I redrew that drawing u did but In my style! Wanna see if I can show you somehow

  • danna_

    1 hour Challenge !!

    When the vídeo only lasts 18 minutes !

    But…. I still enjoyed it lol!
    Love u Rin!!

  • Kyra Ardo

    You should draw something with your left hand. ( if your right handed

  • Krystal Meier

    I take ten mins

  • crystal murillo

    Do you draw your own characters

  • Little_Pastel_Pink


  • Ashe Larkin

    Got Cyra Noavek vibes.

  • Claire Olomi

    This makes me realize how fast rin draws

  • Ginger Cat

    Adding on to what she said, (You don't have to spend 3-8 hours a day drawing) you also don't have to finish one drawing in one sitting. You can leave and come back with a fresh mind and continue. Especially with newer and more inexperienced artists, because it can take them longer to draw something they consider "good". I had the same issue, getting frustrated when it took me so long to make a simple hand/arm/foot etc., and I've learned that if you take a break and either draw another part of your drawing, or even just walk away and watch tv, then when you come back more energized and calm, you can create something you really love.

  • Melinda Rivera

    You encouraged me so much to begin drawing again. I was doing well but now I am getting discouraged. I see how easily you are able to come up with poses, hair styles, clothes ideas, etc and) I struggle so bad! I literally threw my pencil and paper down a min ago and said, "I give up!!!" I don't really give up. But I'm just frustrated because I'm not seeing the process I want to see.

  • Carmen Gubbings

    3:13 what the heck is she doing with her hand??
    You're greattttt at drawing I wish I was as good as you ❤️

  • Christine Ingram

    So cool ..I knew you could do it ?

  • Green Bean

    Me: makes five second sketch
    Also me: good enough
    Steps away from sketch book

  • Pürl Møøn

    Rinnnnn u forgot to sign it!!!!!! Ps i love ur vids OwO ❤️

  • Help

    Omg I love ? giving me Umbrella Academy vibes ?

  • Xx Atmosphere Gacha xX

    I got lost in the comments and then there was 7 minutes left

  • charley burke

    Could you do Halloween pictures

  • Things to do with Chloe Random

    She drew a body in 15 secs ? how

  • Milo Embry-Janes

    This is awesome, I love this character!

  • Christine Tuffy

    Could you possibly do a part 2

  • Slime by Lara

    I want to draw so bad but I can’t find my sketch book any where

  • Jaylen J

    Wait.. How were we watching the whole hour of you drawing but the vid is only 18 mins

  • Sierra Morrell

    Why dose the sixth body pose remind me of lava girl???? Is it just me tho????

  • Amelia Teigen

    Am never going to draw like u??

  • skye Rose

    Only one hour

  • Lily Renz



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