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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal by Steven Pearce

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FABRICS & TEXTILES

29 Burlap in Graphite

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STEP ONE Using a hard-grade pencil, such as a 2B, lightly draw a basket weave pattern. The individual threads of the weave vary in thickness, so there is no need to be perfect.

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STEP TWO You can leave the background as the white of the paper if desired. In this example, however, a 2B pencil over the background provides more contrast.

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STEP THREE With an HB pencil, apply simple hatch marks to just one side ...

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