Charcoal & Graphite – Shading Techniques

If you want to draw more realistic you will need to be able to create a smooth gradient and smooth transitions. The best way to practice this is by drawing spheres.

This class is perfect for beginners or anyone who would like to improve their shading techniques.

In this class you will learn everything about drawing a sphere with charcoal or graphite pencils and how to make a flat circle look round. I will show you which materials I use, how to build up the layers gradually and how to create a smooth transition with blending. First with a charcoal pencil and then with graphite pencils. At the end of the class you will have a better understanding of shading with charcoal and graphite pencils.

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Drawing with Colored Pencils: Basic Blending Tips & Techniques

This class is perfect for beginners and anyone who would like to learn more about colored pencils.
You will learn everything about drawing with colored pencils and how to achieve a realistic look. I will share blending tips and basic techniques, show you how colors mix together. I will show you how to look at light and shadows in an object and you will learn how to look at details in a reference photo to make your drawing realistic.
At the end of the class you will have a better understanding of shading and blending with colored pencils.

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