Sunday, May 22, 2016

"Amy" (Work in Progress)

Small update on my portrait of "Amy".  I'm using Pentel P205 mechanical pencils still with 4H, 2H, B, and 2B leads.  I am blending using q-tip cotton swabs, a medium tortillion, and a 2 inch Hake Brush.  My blending technique is simple, I add a layer of graphite by making extremely tiny overlapping circles, it's actually more of a circular motion that I make.  I then blend, also making a circular motion lightly.  I then repeat the process and add more layers of graphite until I have the correct tone that I want to achieve.  More to come soon!

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