Realistic Pencil Drawing: Value, Texture, and a Square
In this lesson series, we’ll take a look at the importance of value and texture and the role they play in developing a realistic drawing.
Lesson 1 - Value
In this lesson, we explore value - one of the seven elements of art.
Lesson 2 - Mark Making
In this lesson, we begin our look at texture by exploring mark making.
Lesson 3 - Inventing Textures
In this lesson, we look at creating textures from imagination that represent surfaces from reality.
Lesson 4 - Simulating Textures
In this lesson, we work from photo references to replicate observed textures.
Lesson 5 - Square of Patience
In this lesson, we wrap up our look at texture by completing one last texture study.
- Stonehenge White Paper
- 2H, HB, and 2B Graphite Pencils
- Blending Stumps
- Vinyl or Plastic Eraser