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The portrait is built in gray layers and contrast between them. The whites in the portrait are blank spaces of the paper.


Drawing technique:
The center of the pencil
(known as the writing core) is made of a nontoxic mineral called graphite.
  Also available as a graphite pencil without the wooden case in hardness 
9H (hard) down to 9B (soft).

White artist drawingpaper Fabriano.

This technique is suitable for smaller portraits.
If you wish a bigger sized drawing I would suggest conté.

french bulldog in pencil

Framing: behind glass with passe-partout (matt)

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