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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal by Steven Pearce

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FOOD & BEVERAGES

69 Glass of Wine in Graphite

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STEP ONE Some drawings call for a subtle background that allows the highlights to “pop.” For this glass of wine, tone the background by using a chamois to lightly apply graphite powder (collected from pencil shavings). Then use a 2B pencil to lightly draw an outline of the wine glass and wine. (The lines shown here are darker for demonstration purposes.)

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STEP TWO Apply the darkest values to the wine and areas of shadow within the glass using tight, overlapping circular pencil strokes. You will blend ...

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