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!

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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
Graphite Powder
Soft Knife and Covers, 4 Assorted Knives and 8 Covers
Shading tool
Tombow Mono Eraser
Kneaded Eraser
Drafting Brush
Fabriano Artistico extra white Hot Pressed watercolor paper 140 lb
Drawing Board
Fabriano Artistico Extra White HP watercolor paper 140 lb
Shading Cloth Chamois

This is the Faber Castell 2b mechanical Lead I told you about (amazon affiliate link)
I’m using the .5 2B lead

Livestream Start of Hand

Livestream Eye

Livestream Last Part

Rose in graphite project

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