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Drawing Lesson - Graphite Sticks - Line Control, Blending Tones & Properties.

In this simple exercise, you will explore the use of graphite sticks to see how various marks, lines, and tones can be created. This type of control exercise will help you develop and expand your skills with various drawing materials so that you can continue to add a grater variety of mark making to your drawing vocabulary.

Materials: 4B, 6B graphite sticks, 18 x 24" drawing paper.

Try re-creating the exercise set below. When you have accomplished it successfully, try creating another set of different and unique marks that will add to your drawing language.


Graphite stick drawing exercise by Edward A. Burke

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