Realistic Graphite Portrait

by Wendi OBrien

Supplies and Live Stream Info

This Realistic Graphite Portrait is my second piece of my homeless series.

I started this piece using graphite on a 24 hour New Year Stream I did with Chrissy from Xrissart. Check out the livestream video below if you would like to see most of this real time.

This was the second piece that I did on the stream. I worked about 12 hours on stream on this piece, which got majority of if completed.

I worked another 5 1/2 hours off stream a few days later to complete it. All in all it took about 17 1/2 hours to complete this piece from start to finish.

Supplies used:

Paper: Fabriano Artistico Hot Pressed 140 lb extra white watercolor paper (back side)

Pencils: Derwent Graphite Graphite Pencils 4H, 2H, 2B, 4B, 8B, Koh-I-Nor Toison Dior 8B

Kneaded Eraser

Tombow Mono Eraser

If you would like to see the first Homeless video in this series check out this blog post.

If you would like to see the 24 hour live stream check it out below. (Yes, I know that part 2 is missing but it was only an 8 minute clip and I wasn’t working on this piece, so decided not to include it)

24 Hour 2020 New Year Live Stream

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