Ninja Art Tip #42 Shading Drawings (Part 1)

Beginner, Ninja Art Tip, Video Tips

Want to learn more about shading? When using a completely graphite, aquarell (water-soluable) pencil, the method of shading is slightly different than you might expect.

Before you can start shading, it is important to get the right shape. The best way to do this is by drawing the bones, then the muscles, and then the skin of the object. Watch the video below for an easy way to get this right.

Once you have the right shape, it’s time to think about shading. Stay tuned for next week’s Ninja Art Tip as I break down the best shading technique for a water-soluable pencil!

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