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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal by Steven Pearce

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PEOPLE

1 Aged Skin in Graphite

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STEP ONE Using a 4H pencil, lightly draw the basic outline of the face, including the wrinkles of the skin. (The lines shown here are much darker for demonstration purposes.) Then switch to a 4B and draw the darkest values of the deep wrinkles.

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STEP TWO Using a 2B and overlapping circular strokes, work from the darkest areas outward to create a gradation along the deep wrinkle shadows. Also, use the 2B pencil to develop additional wrinkles.

STEP THREE With HB and 2H pencils, continue overlapping circular strokes ...

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