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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal by Steven Pearce

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GLASS, STONE, CERAMICS, WOOD & METAL

43 Beveled Glass in Graphite

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STEP ONE This texture is part of a decorative window made of beveled glass. Note that the unique tones and shapes in the reflective glass will depend on what is behind your subject. To begin, use a ruler to draw any square angles. Use an oval template (or simply work freehand) to create the center shape. Use very light lines to develop the beveled areas of glass, but switch to a 4B to thicken the lines representing the window’s lead strips.

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STEP TWO With a 2B pencil, create the ...

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