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practice shading

by JuliannaKunstler.com

The idea behind this assignment is to practice your shading skills.

Divide the square into small shapes. Shade these shapes with a black-white transition.




design layour

1. Extend the lines of the first design.

draw design layout

2. Add more lines (straight or curved) to divide each section into at least 4 shapes.

3. Shade each shape from black to white.

4. Start shading each shape with the darkest value. Change the direction of the shading in each shape.

5. Shade with tiny pencil strokes, don’t press hard on the pencil.

6. Use a paper stump (tortillon) for smooth blending.