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Training for Developers and Artists

35 Hatching and Cross-Hatching with Color Pencil

Making marks quickly to shade sketches give the best handmade look to a drawing. In this lesson, we’ll discuss how to do the quick “scribble sketch” method of shading with HB and 6B pencils in Procreate.

Lesson Assets

You can download the demo file by clicking here or on the image below. See 03 Downloading Stuff for information about installing the file.


Find a tracing or a freehand drawing and add hatching or cross-hatching. Use color to make it look good. If you want a trace to work from, you can use the one from the last lesson. Download this by right clicking and saving to photos.


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