THE TONAL FACTORWhat are Tonal Values and Why are they important?
Shading techniques in Graphite
Landscape Tonal sketch in Graphite Stick
One of the first techniques we might learn as a child is how to shade an object. But it is amazing how many people don’t receive this vital part of their art education. So learning how to shade gives you the essential tools to show light and shade in your work.
In the following video I show you the basic techniques and why they are so useful, and I will be showing you how to approach the shading of a simple landscape.