How to draw a pencil node stages?
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How to draw a node with a pencil? 

Today we will draw a simple knot on the rope. Most likely, this is not even a node, and the initial mixture and more complex, we will draw later.
So, for as always, we will need a simple set of tools: a pencil (about H to 2B, so the lines were visible, but not strongly rubbed), paper (I have fine-grained) and eraser.


  1. Put in front of him (or will keep before the eyes of the photo) the associated knot on the rope. Look at the lines and curves will make a first draft form.

    How to draw the node pencil stages? Step 1.

    Draw the initial sketch of the site.

  2. Then we will add the thickness of the rope. Draw until through, then we will erase unnecessary lines, if they will interfere.
    How to draw the node pencil stages? Step 2.

    Add the thickness of the rope.

  3. And for now we will erase unnecessary lines in our drawing and will continue to give volume to our bundle.
    Look carefully how the light falls, how are the shadows, which places are shaded, and which ones are lit. Start slowly to add a hatch pattern. You can start with the darkest of places.

    How to draw the node pencil stages? Step 3.

    Add the figure of the shadow.

  4. Draw a drop shadow, Remember that darker drop shadow self. To achieve a suitable contrast can take a pencil greater softness. Don't forget that shadow heterogeneous all over the place - sometimes it is darker and darker places. Try to see it, but if still does not work - it does not matter, the sharpness of vision over time, will train.

    How to draw the node pencil stages? Step 4.

    Added contrast and a drop shadow.

Our figure is ready!