4B Graphite Pencil
Light Source (light table, window, bright lamp, etc.)
Print out finished Drawing for guide. Draw in your rough draft, how the bodies will bend, the seat, a outline for body, clothing and dishes.
With a clean piece of paper set over guide on a light source, draw in the head and facial details, close up will guide you.
Starting drawing in the detail on her hair, lower image will guide you.
Finish drawing in the detail to her hair, lower image will guide you.
Start drawing in her shoulders and arms, a bit of her sleeve. Large image below will guide you.
Draw in her right arm and hand, lower image will guide you.
Draw in the detail and shading to the top of her dress, use larger image as your guide.
Draw in the outline of his right shoulder and head, lower image will guide you.
Draw in the hair detail and facial detail, use lower image to guide you.
Moving down, we draw in his right sleeve and left hand, adding shading to his hand. We also add her fingers gripping his left hand. Lower image will guide you.
Draw in his right hand and add shading and detail to it and his sleeve. Close up will guide you.
Now draw in his left shoulder and arm, along with the lapel of his jacket, lower image will guide you.
Add the shading to the lapel. ( I like to make it dark, then lighten it later.) Draw in the folds of fabric on his sleeve. Use bigger image to guide you.
Draw in the outline of her skirt, use close as guide.
We need to start drawing the circle that will surround them, it will help us keep the picture in proportion.
Still working on the circle.
Finish up drawing the circle.
We are going to start drawing in shading and detail to her skirt, pay attention to the larger image. There is a lot of detail that goes into her skirt.
Keep detailing the skirt. It will take several steps to get all the detail in, but i wanted to be sure you could see it progress. Larger image will guide you.
You can see the skirt filling in nicely the more detail we add, so keep drawing in the shading. Using close up as your guide.
I hope you are studying both images carefully in each step, I'm sorry, but I don't remember everything I drew in each step. I do the drawing and scanning first, then add the close ups and then write the tutorial up. So, I might forget something here and there.
Add more detailing to the her dress, the part closest to him, larger image will guide you.
We need to make his trouser leg stand out next to her dress, so draw it in with darker and a thicker line. Close up will guide you.
Draw in her legs and shoes, bigger image will guide you.
Add shading to her front leg and shoes, close up will guide you.
Shade in the back leg with cross hatch, image on right will guide you.
Draw in the floor line and the outline of his right leg, use larger image to guide you.
Draw in line shading under her lower leg to give a slight shadow effect. Use larger image on right to guide you.
Draw in the detail and shading on his right sock and shoe, use larger image to guide you.
Draw in part of his left leg, the edge to the seat cushion and add shading to his right trouser leg, using cross hatch. Close up will guide you.
Add shadow to the area between his legs, texture to the cushion and draw in the outline of his left leg. Close up will guide you.
Start shading and detailing in his left shoe, the shading for the seat he is on. Use close up to guide you.
Draw in the bottom of his suit jacket, add shading and detailing to left leg and start the first cup. You will also be drawing in the cushion to the left of him. Close up will guide you.
Shade area under his jacket for shadow and start adding texture to the new area of cushion. Larger image will guide you.
Add rest of cushion texture, some shading on the front part of bench and to the cup. Close up will guide you.
Draw in the second cup with some shading and the outline of the plate, larger image will guide you.
Draw in the silverware and detail to the plate, using close up as guide.
Add shadows beneath the plate and silverware.
This is where you study your drawing and make any clean up or repairs you may need. In my case, I softened the shadow of his lapel. You did it, congratulations! thank you for taking the time to look at my tutorial and have a fantastic day. :)