Tips for drawing a realistic portrait in graphite! See how I layer my pencils to create detailed braided hair, eyes, and lace in this photorealistic drawing of a girl with pencils!
These tips and techniques will help you even if you’re a beginner to working with pencil shading and drawing!
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One of the graphite pencil sets I’m using was provided to me by Faber Castell. This is not otherwise a sponsored video. I purchased the rest of the supplies used myself. All of the opinions in this video are my own.
Supplies used (amazon affiliate links)
Faber Castell 9000 series graphite set https://amzn.to/2YdwCcp
Graphite Powder https://amzn.to/2XCiY6v
Soft Knife and Covers, 4 Assorted Knives and 8 Covers http://amzn.to/2qqEMwN
Shading tool https://amzn.to/2RJJ8OJ
Tombow Mono Eraser https://amzn.to/2IJFVLU
Kneaded Eraser https://amzn.to/2RCPcbr
Drafting Brush https://amzn.to/2X8mhCc
Fabriano Artistico extra white Hot Pressed watercolor paper 140 lb
Drawing Board https://amzn.to/2LMsHjF
Fabriano Artistico Extra White HP watercolor paper 140 lb
Shading Cloth Chamois https://amzn.to/33ugZjY
This is the Faber Castell 2b mechanical Lead I told you about (amazon affiliate link) https://amzn.to/2Sr18xv
I’m using the .5 2B lead
Livestream Start of Hand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM33_8s0HiQ
Livestream Eye https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imPYoP3FT_Q&t=1s
Livestream Last Part https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHNn422aGf8
Rose in graphite project https://www.patreon.com/posts/graphite-rose-27913272