How to Shading Techniques Using Pencil

Experimenting with various pencils to create shading

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How to Shading Techniques Using Pencil
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Trace 6 circles

Trace 6 circles

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Label: hatching, cross hatching, stippling, scumbling, blending and shading

Label: hatching, cross hatching, stippling, scumbling, blending and shading

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Use an H pencil and create lines that are close together and moving in the same direction. Hatching is one way to shade

Use an H pencil and create lines that are close together and moving in the same direction. Hatching is one way to shade

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Using an H pencil Begin with hatching lines and then overlap with lines in the other direction. Cross hatching creates a darker shaded area

Using an H pencil Begin with hatching lines and then overlap with lines in the other direction. Cross hatching creates a darker shaded area

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Use a B pencil. Create dots in a controlled way. Space them close together to create dark shaded areas and space them apart for light shading

Use a B pencil. Create dots in a controlled way. Space them close together to create dark shaded areas and space them apart for light shading

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Using a B pencil dribble in a circular way. Close together scribbles make for dark shading and scribbles that are farther apart create lighter areas

Using a B pencil dribble in a circular way. Close together scribbles make for dark shading and scribbles that are farther apart create lighter areas

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Using an ebony pencil try to shade the circle to appear like a ball. Darken areas away from the light source and gradually lighten as you near the light source

Using an ebony pencil try to shade the circle to appear like a ball. Darken areas away from the light source and gradually lighten as you near the light source

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Using a 4b pencil shade circle to resemble a ball. Use a blending stump to blend graphite, gradually going from light to dark.

Using a 4b pencil shade circle to resemble a ball. Use a blending stump to blend graphite, gradually going from light to dark.

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Squish the gum eraser to a point to erase and clean up the edges

Squish the gum eraser to a point to erase and clean up the edges

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