Nicolas Delort, a freelance illustrator based in Paris, creates wonderfully textural pen & ink (and/or scratchboard?) illustrations that take inspiration from greats like Franklin Booth and Gustav Doré — with perhaps a bit of Joseph Clement Coll and Virgi
Sketch by Andrea Joseph. Whichever theme you choose - remember that you can DRAW really well - it takes time, it's hard but it gets you marks and it helps you PROGRESS. Why not commit to ONE DRAWING EVERY DAY for the first week or two?