Module 3: Portraits in Graphite


Learn the techniques of getting proportion and likenesses.

Materials: Graphite pencils in 4H, 3H, 2H, H, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 6 B; 11" x 14" sketchbook, kneaded eraser. Optional: Factis BM2 eraser; electric eraser.

Reference: a clear, focused photo reference (no smaller than 5" x 7"), with a full tonal range of a person’s face.

Ages 10 through Adult

Portraits in Graphite


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