Drawing Lesson-Shading the Sphere

5319938918_fd093dc68d_bWhen you are learning how to properly shade it is always helpful to learn by drawing the sphere. In this lesson students learn that there are 5 basic elements of shading that make up the sphere.

The Full Light area

Halftone area

Cast Shadows

Shadow Edges

Reflected Light

 This video clip is done by the artist Lee Hammond. We practiced and learned same steps, only in regular pencils. The students learned the difference between the H pencil and the B pencil how the hardness goes up and down from these two points.

 

Learning how to use the Tortillion, the pencils and the kneaded eraser.
Photo Feb 02, 4 50 16 PMDrawn by 8 year old

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Drawn by a 9 year old.

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Drawn by a 9 year old

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Drawn by an 8 year old
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Photo Feb 02, 5 18 21 PMShading can be fun and these kids rocked it!

 

 

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