Do you know what a "tortillion" is used for in drawing a picture?
An instrument used for shading a drawing or other kind of sketching
A Tortillion looks like a rolled up piece of paper with a tip. There are different sizes of tortillions for different uses in shading your pencil drawings. When you are using charcoal, it can be used to minimize the darkness of the charcoal and the amount of charcoal used in the stroke on the paper if you make a mistake. Or It can be used to smooth the different lines together. It is much easier than just using a paper towel..
Well, I never know the name other than a blender.
You can make your own using paper towels. I like blending with paper towels for large areas.
I did purchase a plastic blender from the art store. It works okay but the colorless blender is better.
Color blenders makes color pencils darker(including crayolas color pencils)
The larger the plastic blender the more $$ it cost, this is why I purchased the colorless blender. You have woodless and pencil type.
Try using an ebony and woodless pencils. They are nice. Plus the electric eraser is cool tool. (great for small highlights and hard to reach places. )
Speaking of pastels, woodless graphite is simular and less messy.
by milleramanda53 5 years ago
Should it stay black and white or color?
by ii3rittles 3 years ago
I recently got back into free sketching images then editing them on the computer. It is quite fun. I use to draw all the time but only recently, maybe 2 or so years ago, did I start using software (Gimp) to edit my work. Anyone out there into graphic design or drawing? I would love to see your work.
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