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TONE DRAWING — Chapter 4 — sample page

Pencil drawing using only tone (or value) and no line. Includes many ways to apply tone - zigzag, hatching, cross-hatching, circular, powdered graphite, etc - overcoming problems, using contrasts, working dark to light, and more...

Pencil Tone or Value Drawing techniques
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I wanted to tell you how spectacular I think your new book is! There are any number of beginners books out there - many of which I have read - but yours covers basic techniques and goes far beyond to give insight to more experienced artists. You clearly explain everything along with your reasoning, which is invaluable. The book has so much information that repeated readings will not only be worthwhile, but a pleasure.
Ken Brown

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