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Measure and draw a 10x12 inch rectangle in the center of your paper using your 4H pencil.

Measure and draw a 10x12 inch rectangle in the center of your paper using your 4H pencil.

Measure and draw a 10x12 inch rectangle in the center of your paper using your 4H pencil.

Measure and draw a 10x12 inch rectangle in the center of your paper using your 4H pencil.

Draw a simple yet accurate contour line drawing of the still life using your 4H pencil. Make any corrections now because you won't be able to erase later.

Draw a simple yet accurate contour line drawing of the still life using your 4H pencil. Make any corrections now because you won't be able to erase later.

Some students like to outline the contour drawing in pen.

Some students like to outline the contour drawing in pen.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Here are e few basic examples of hatching styles. Use a style thats comfortable for you and stick with it through the whole drawing.

Hatching relies on the spacing and over lapping of lines to describe value.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

It's best to start with the darkest elements.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

Slowly space your hatching farther apart to describe intermediate values as compared to the darkest and lightest value.

A completed example.

  • .08 micron or equivalent sized black felt tip pen
  • Drawing paper
  • 4H pencil