You would definitely want to try out charcoal drawing if you are into portrait drawing.
In this tutorial, we will learn how to draw a portrait with a charcoal pencil. You can use a paper to protect the drawing from accidental smudging.
Charcoal is perfect for hitting those really dark areas. The advantage of charcoal is that it is not glossy as graphite when you go really dark with it, and you can get the darkest values really easily with charcoal. However, it is more prone to smudging.
Tools used in the tutorial: White drawing paper, Charcoal pencils, Graphite pen pencil for outline, Blending stumps, Electric eraser and kneaded eraser.
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Originally posted 2020-05-09 03:03:23.