AUTOPLAY
Shading Techniques Using Charcoal
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What you’ll need
Charcoal Paper
Charcoal Sticks
Stiff Eraser
Kneaded Eraser
Creating lighter/darker colors is: layering and pressure applied. This technq.is great for beginners
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Also called scumbling. Creating squiggly almost circular lines& adding more layers for darker colors
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Kneaded erasers are better for erasing lightly/erasing smaller spaces. You can manipulate it however
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Stiff erasers are better for creating harsher eraser lines, and creating a cleaner look.
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See: creating harsh lines with a kneaded eraser vs. a stiff eraser
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Using white charcoal to create lighter shades can create a grey color when mixed. Keep hands clean!
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Note: you can also shade with tissues, instead of your hands! Be careful because the tissue will rip
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It’s harder to see white charcoal pencils. You have to use much more, & it doesn’t mix gray the same
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You can see here how much harder it is to see white charcoal pencil.
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