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Karrie

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on: June 15, 2022, 04:52:13 PM
Good morning Nolan, Im working on the dark skin gentlemam in the QNA o0f learning how to draw portraits. How did you do the toque


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Reply #1 on: June 16, 2022, 10:13:15 PM
Hi Karrie  :welcome:


What I did there was to lay down a bit of a tonal value over the entire area, just enough so that I could erase into it so don't press hard when you do.


I then followed the pattern on the beanie and erased it using a Tombow pen shaped eraser. (Little upside down V's)


I then used a 6B pencil the darken the areas between the erased lines. This gave a flat hat.


To make it look like it rounded I used my cloth and graphite dust to run a shading over everything left to right a little distance off the bottom of the beanie and one on the edge fading upwards.


I hope that helps. :gl:


 

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