Drawing Together Episode 35: Berry Nice!

Drawing Together Episode 35: Berry Nice!

this episode is Part of the Drawing Together live video series – learn more here

The goal today is to explore ways to manage complexity and detail in a subject, and a strawberry is a perfect object! Follow along using this reference image: https://bit.ly/2MNaqSE

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Today, I’m working with:

  • Hahnemuhle Drawing Paper
  • Ebony Pencil (4B or darker soft graphite pencil will work great)
  • Kneaded and Rubber Erasers
  • Cretacolor Nero Pencil (I’m going to test this one out)

In this session, we’ll cover:

  • Drawing a Strawberry
  • Realistic drawing techniques
  • Drawing light
  • Capturing details
  • Controlling Proportions


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  1. I’m obsessed with getting this right so sorry I’m posting another berry! This is about as good as I can get it. I fixed the proportion a little. It still has some other “issues” but this is about it for me. Onto the peach!!

  2. The strawberry was harder than it looked. I used charcoal and then struggled getting bright enough highlights for some reason. Thanks Scott for the advice during the lesson on using fixative then going back with white charcoal-it helped. Some spots got a little blue-gray. Oops. Overall, not bad I guess.

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