How to Shade Using Sharpies

I created this guide from a request but anyone who wants to know how to shade with sharpies will find this guide very useful. I learned these techniques in my art class but already knew how to stipple

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How to Shade Using Sharpies
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These are some of the shading techniques that I use with Sharpies.  I'll show you how to do the contour shading and a different technique not shown.

These are some of the shading techniques that I use with Sharpies. I'll show you how to do the contour shading and a different technique not shown.

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I'm shading 3 basic shapes starting with the heart and cube.

I'm shading 3 basic shapes starting with the heart and cube.

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Now I'm finishing up with the cube and sphere.

Now I'm finishing up with the cube and sphere.

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If you want a more cartoon look to your drawing, this is how you would shade. All you have to do is draw a few abstract shapes where the "light" isn't hitting and color them in w/ a darker shade.

If you want a more cartoon look to your drawing, this is how you would shade. All you have to do is draw a few abstract shapes where the "light" isn't hitting and color them in w/ a darker shade.

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I don't know if you can see the black highlight within the blue shading, but it's good to combine colors while shading.

I don't know if you can see the black highlight within the blue shading, but it's good to combine colors while shading.

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I put in a bonus guide on how to draw Spongebob Squarepants.  I started w the basics...  Eyes, nose, mouth.

I put in a bonus guide on how to draw Spongebob Squarepants. I started w the basics... Eyes, nose, mouth.

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Then I drew small circles for his holes and shaded his eyes, nose and mouth.

Then I drew small circles for his holes and shaded his eyes, nose and mouth.

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Thanks for watching!!!

Thanks for watching!!!

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