1. Home

Introduction to Pencil Shading

By

6 of 8

Using Lineweight in Shading
lineweight, shading
When using directional shading, you can vary the pressure on the pencil to create light and dark tones. Controlling it very precisely can allow you to model smooth forms. A more relaxed approach to lifting and re-weighting the pencil for a fairly continuous line is useful for creating highlights across textures like hair or grass.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.