I'm participating in one of the Strathmore online workshops this month. I did this sketch/drawing for Lesson 2 on tone and shape, with emphasis on shading and drawing ellipses. I procrastinated a lot about starting, and ended up with a cloudy day with not too much light coming in my kitchen window. And my stonewear is black, brown, and off white, which made using tone with a pencil a bit challenging, but I think I nailed it. A couple of my ellipses are a little off - more noticeable in looking at the scan than when I was doing the actual drawing. Here is my "Sugar and Creamer" done with #2B and #4B Derwent sketching pencils.