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post #1 of Old 10-04-2018, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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very black graphite

I am trying to reproduce this drawing
having huge problems with the black areas of the hair
how do I get this very solid black
have tried graphite, lumograph black, charcoal

none seem to give me the look/result I am after
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post #2 of Old 10-04-2018, 10:53 AM Thread Starter
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where did my link go?
I have it in the draft but in the real post its not there
I tried to edit post and its there
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post #3 of Old 11-02-2018, 05:19 AM
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Other posts say there's an issue with linking images too.

Can you just paste a URL to it here perhaps?


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post #4 of Old 05-12-2019, 04:48 AM
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The deep black is achievable with for example cretacolor nero pencil. I don't have one yet but I was also try to find a way to make very black areas and I saw it on some yt video. It should be check.
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post #5 of Old 05-15-2019, 02:21 PM
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It should help also:
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