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Video Lesson: How to draw with sanguine. Sanguine technique.

Part 2  The beginning of this article  The technique used is quite laborious, involving small circular or oval strokes with a sanguine pencil. If you have ever worked in lithography, you may notice that drawing with wax sanguine on the paper and using a lithography pencil on the lithography stone gives the same feeling of the surface. This is because the viscosity of pencils and the circular movements are similar, whether working in wax sanguine or doing lithography. The circular pencil movements are best suited for when the surface needs to be evenly filled in. The pressure of the sanguine pencil should be varied. The more gentle the pressure, the lighter the result. In the shadow places, more pressure should be applied. Layer…

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