I was recently commissioned again for an anniversary portrait. The reference photo was great with a soft, blurry bokeh surrounding the couple. I wanted to try and recreate this using similar techniques that I use with charcoal, so I bought some graphite powder.
Here’s a video showing how I used it. I used the same makeup brush that I use with charcoal.
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Quick video showing how @kohinoorofficial graphite powder works. I'm using a makeup brush to push it around then a kneadable rubber to work back into it. It's much more like working with charcoal. This is on super smooth bristol board. If you work on paper with more tooth it'll take a lot more of the graphite.
It’s always good fun working with something new and I was pleased with the results.
Here’s a video of the drawing process.