The Practicing Artist

An Online Sketchbook Following the Artistic Journey of a Professional Artist in Portland, Maine.

Pencil Drawing of A Reading Boy

September 15, 2016

Pencil Drawing of A Reading Boy by Dominic White

I did this portrait from a photograph in mechanical pencil. I like using a mechanical pencil because I don't have to worry about sharpening it while it's hard to get good darks without switching leads, I do like the feeling of light they can create.

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