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Beginner's Guide to Graphite Drawing Pencils and Value Shading with @adriennehodgeart
Beginner's Guide to Graphite Drawing Pencils and Value Shading with @adriennehodgeart

Beginner's Guide to Graphite Drawing Pencils and Value Shading with @adriennehodgeart

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Category: Fine Art

Available in English

Beginner

Free Cancellation

Over 13+ years old


Class Description

Join instructor Adrienne Hodge as she revisits the most asked questions of beginning artists--what do the numbers and letters on graphite drawing pencils mean and how do you differentiate the use of them? This class will demystify the H-B pencil labels using a simple diagram and teach you the optimal ways to use these various drawing pencils. The instructor will also cover why drawing on the side of the pencil is often more effective than drawing with the tip of it, why the amount of pressure placed on a pencil is so important, and how holding the pencil in different ways increases the ability to control the movement a pencil makes as well as muscle memory that will help sharpen your drawing skills.

This class will also cover the basic principles of value shading including the tonal shading of a value scale and how to turn a 2D circle into a 3D sphere. 

Class Supplies

(3)

Faber-Castell® Dust Free Erasers

Faber-Castell® Dust Free Erasers

1 Required

$4.99

Canson® XL® Drawing Pad

$12.74

Reg.$16.99

Total Items:

$37.72

What Else to Bring

Canson® XL® Drawing Pad - Item # D242122S Faber-Castell® Dust Free Erasers, 2ct. - Item # 10279043 Winsor & Newton™ Studio Collection™ Graphite Pencil Tin Set - Item # 10556836 Winsor & Newton™ Studio Collection™ Graphite Pencil Set - Item # 10604040 OR Sketching & Drawing Set by Artist's Loft™ Fundamentals™ - Item # 10125028 OR Staedtler® Mars® Lumograph® Drawing Pencils, Set Of 12 - Item # 10555320 OR Faber-Castell 9000 Pencil Set - Art Drawing Set, Set of 12 - Item # 181824850731974660 NOTE: Any set of graphite drawing pencils with a few different H & B pencils included will work for this class.