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Final drawing

How to Draw a Portrait


Posted on May 19, 2014 by


First things first, when beginning any work of art, it’s important that you have the right tools for the job. For this demonstration we will be sketching a portrait and I recommend: at least two kinds of pencils. If you don’t draw regularly, you may not be aware that pencil graphite comes in various densities allowing for greater variety when sketching. In the image below I explain the different nuances from hardest to softest graphite:

pencil nuances