There are some very basic skills that have proven quite useful to me for shading without the aid of most of the usual drawing and shading accessories.
For many years I've been doing pencil portraiture and what I've been calling fine art. After being rather taken with anime and manga illustration, I thought it would be great to try and teach myself how to draw in the...
Here are some quick tips and amusing exercises that an artist can use to develop and improve their abilities in shading.
Excellent results can be achieved in shading by using the pencil alone. There are a number of rather simple techniques in pencil shading that can produce even areas of subtle gradation across large areas. These same...
There is an element in the drawing process that, for many, is almost as critical as the level of talent possessed by the artist. What's more, this particular element is seriously neglected in a lot of art instruction. ...