What type of piece is this? Drawing Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. We took a walk in the forest today while visiting family for the holidays. So this photo will be my reference photo even when I return to my home in another state. But I wanted to get started learning how to draw. I didn't have all the materials I needed but I did have a couple of pencils (2B and 8B) and a plastic eraser. I had a 6 x 9 journal with me so that's the size of my first drawing. The journal was a gift so I don't know what paper she used but it seems smooth and heavy. It took me about 45 minutes. I have to say, I like this size because even at this size, I got impatient with putting in all the details of the leaves and grass. I think this will be my biggest challenge in learning how to draw. Patience. Since I have never taken a drawing class, I already see I've made a major mistake because the overall composition does not match the photo! So much to learn!