Cross Shading

Today I practised cross shading. This is really not easy. The space between my lines differ so much. I think I need a lot more practise to get them look nice.

SELK Kirche Radevormwald

SELK Church in Radevormwald, drawn from a photo.

Helios Leuchtturm Koeln

Helios lighthouse in Cologne, drawn from a photo taken in the dark.

This tower is kind of funny, because there is no need for a lighthouse in Cologne no sea nearby. Only the river Rhein. The Helios company had this lighthouse build in 1890 on their company area for tests and demonstrations. Helios produced among other things lightfires for lighthouses.

One comment on “Cross Shading

  1. mrana22
    2008-10-16 at 07:41 #

    hi nik, great drawings! I think you’ve got the cross-hatching down already — my lines are all unevenly spaced for it, I think it adds character! Nice work. Cheers.

    This comment was originally posted on 20070106T00:36:45

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