25 Days to Better Drawings – Day Nine – Shadow and Light

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Description: In this module, we'll learn how to use value to create the illusion of light and form in a drawing.

Suggested Materials: Graphite drawing pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B, gray drawing paper, white charcoal pencil, and a blending stump.



25 Days to Better Drawings – Day Nine – Shadow and Light — 6 Comments

  1. Thanks for the helpful lesson. I had to rework the area between the highlight and the terminator line because I forgot to put the gray tone down before I added the white. After a few tweaks I got it.

  2. Mat, great lesson. The section of the video with the light source moving over the sphere is impressive. I will practice drawing the sphere with the light source in different positions. I am trying to keep up with all these lessons. Thanks.

  3. It’s a good thing my desk is flat or my lovely sphere would roll right off the paper! Matt, your guidance is really, really helpful; thank you!

  4. My skill and confidence are growing fast with these lessons, disclaimer they are my first formal drawing lessons. Thank you for these!!

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