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From my Freshman Year, these were in-Class studies of Portraiture using different techniques, drawn off of a live subject.

This portrait used Charcoal in the Chiaroscuro method.
From my Freshman Year, these were in-Class studies of Portraiture using different techniques, drawn off of a live subject.

Using the same model (on a different day), this portrait was a study in Scribble Shading, using graphite lines of any direction or strength to shade and highlight.
From my Freshman Year, these were in-Class studies of Portraiture using different techniques, drawn off of a live subject. This object was a clay head used for planar analysis.

This pencil study was a practice in Cross-hatching, with careful attention paid to using lines in only two perpendicular directions to add depth.
From my Freshman Year, these were in-Class studies of Portraiture using different techniques, drawn off of a live subject.

Probably my favorite of our four techniques, this is a pencil study of Cross-Contour line drawing. Lines are drawn "parallel", but curving along the surface of the form. If that's confusing (since it was to me), just look at the faces printed on dollar bills, and you'll see this technique. The corner image was a short 20? minute sketch just to practice the technique.
Fine Art

Drawing 100: Portraits

Jacob Chaput
Nothing wrong with the Classics Houston, TX