Hello everyone! Once again Aylinerik here! This page is more for advanced artists or if you just want to make things look cool! For an artist to make perfect art, they need to know shading, and this page is all about that!

Shading is to add a shadow effect to a drawing to make it look more realistic. On black and white drawings, this could be done by simply pressing the pencil harder or lighter. However on colored drawings, it would require a couple darker tones for the exact same color.

Un-Shaded Drawing:


Simple Shaded Drawing:


Full Shaded Drawing:


Make sure to add some ground shadow below whatever you are drawing! Or it may just be floating in white nothing! (Even though my bird is supposed to be flying.)

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