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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal by Steven Pearce

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ARTIST’S GALLERY

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20s GirlCharcoal on toned paper with white highlights yields a portrait with dramatic lighting. For more on drawing people, see Chapter 1. For more on drawing fabrics, see Chapter 3.

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Young ElephantGraphite allows for a dynamic combination of smooth tones and detailed strokes. Erasers can effectively pull out tone in thin lines, creating realistic highlights and creases, as shown on this elephant’s skin. For more on drawing elephants, see here.

Young LionThe smooth, wispy tones of blended graphite are an effective match for ...

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