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Once all the colors have
been applied, the lines are
strengthened by applying
more pressure where the
pattern requires more
presence, like in the middle
section or the parts with
shading. Gently applying
color creates volume, while
also respecting the pattern.
Multi-Colored Zigzag Jersey
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Pencil
A figure is sketched in a
pose that shows off the
skirt. Given the volume
and the fall of the garment,
a three-quarters position
is chosen. The general lines
of the skirt and the main
folds formed by the volume
are sketched with a hard
pencil (2H).
The figure is outlined and the
details of the skirt start to
take shape. The rest of the
clothing must be simple to
avoid visually competing with
the item being shown. The
line that outlines the figure
should be left as clean and
defined as possible.
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The shadows are drawn, first
through areas sketched with
a medium pencil (HB),
which allows us to test the
effects of the chiaroscuro and
the volumes. The finish is
done with a propelling pencil,
which, thanks to its sharp
end, offers greater precision.
Balloon Skirt
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Pencil
A sketch is done of the
trousers in movement, to
represent the pattern in a
more realistic way. Details
such as the waistline,
buttons, pockets, and belt
loops are drawn, and the
texture of the trouser cuffs
is also represented.
The checks are drawn with
a delicate line, which is easy
to erase (2H pencil). It is
important to take special care
to respect the folds in the
fabric. The lines of the
pattern appear, disappear,
and fold in these areas.
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The lines in areas where
there is more shade are
strengthened and the details
are finished with greater
accuracy. With a soft lead
propelling pencil (B type)
high definition can be
achieved even in dark areas
where the line seems to
overlap with what’s behind.
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