June 2022 Lesson: Shading and Dimension
Learn how to create shape and dimension in the portrait using a few tools (planes of the face, and mapping shadows and light). With this charcoal sketch, we will keep it loose to take the pressure off.
Introduction to Messy Charcoal Lesson
Supply List and Reference Photo
Planes of the Face Explained
Map of Tones
Adding Charcoal and Shading
Getting Messy and Finishing
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