Pencil Drawing Video

Watch pencil drawing in action. This drawing video shows you how to draw a sphere along with its highlights and shadows. (9 min.)

Graphite/Pencil can be a versatile drawing tool - the best way to learn to draw with pencils is to experiment with different types of mark making to get the effects you want.

Shadows and highlights don't always fall where you'd expect. Close observation is important if you want to create realistic drawings. A good exercise is to look for the categories of light in everyday ordinary objects.

Graphite comes in many forms - the most popular is the trusty 2B pencil. Other examples include: woodless graphite pencils, graphite blocks, powdered graphite, ebony pencils...

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Draw with Confidence: From Basic to Brilliant with David Kitler. You can watch the preview below!

This DVD is jam packed with drawing tips for those looking to learn how to draw in pencil with confidence.

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Draw with Confidence: From Basic to Brilliant with David Kitler

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