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Add Details, Including the Leaves and Boards Add details, including the wire handle at the top and lines where the spout attaches to the body. Create the dent by changing the shape of the lines that form the ribbing. Sketch the leaf shapes around the can and vertical lines for the boards in the background. Use a kneaded eraser to remove obsolete guidelines.

Add Values to the Watering Can

Add lines to indicate the structure of the leaves and boards. (See page 59 for tips on drawing wood.)

With the 4H pencil, add the shading on the watering can with thin strokes going in many directions to create a weathered texture. Because the light source is at the upper left, make the left side of the can lighter than the right side.

pencil, add the appearance of wood grain to the boards.

Give Your Line Work Character

Sketch over the lines you created with a straightedge to give them a more freehand look.

I . \ Add Darks and Details

Using 4H, HB and 4B pencils, add darks and details. Pinch the end of the kneaded eraser so it makes a point, and gently rub it on the paper to create lighter areas, such as the top of the ribs. Sign and date your artwork.

Give Your Line Work Character

Sketch over the lines you created with a straightedge to give them a more freehand look.

Watering Can

Graphite on drawing paper 11" X 14" (28cm X 36cm)

Watering Can

Graphite on drawing paper 11" X 14" (28cm X 36cm)

ç Scene in Perspective o

¡1 Though it may not be obvious, this scene uses two-point per-

^ spective, so pay attention to the subtle angles of the wall and the

I- gate. Proportion the gate correctly by using dividers, proportional

2 dividers or a sewing gauge to compare the width of the gate's o opening to the opening's height.

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