AUTOPLAY
Pencil Drawing Techniques To Build Form
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What you’ll need
Paper or sketchbook
Assorted Small Objects / Shapes
Pencil
Found Objects
An Eraser
There are many pencil techniques to show value. Which marks are right for your work?
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You can build up and layer marks to create 3D form. This is the hatch mark= mostly 1 line direction
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It is helpful to go back and add more value, and erase as needed to build your form.
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Sometimes artist smudge as a way of blending with fingers or other tools.
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There are many marks that can be layered to build value
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The scumbling technique= the controlled scribble
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Smudging= create form using left over graphite on your finger or tool (more challenging to control)
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Cross Hatching= hatch marks that go in different directions to build up the form using value
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Stippling= using many dots to build up your layers of value
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Try them ALL... and have fun!
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