The problem with shading in graphite is that it’s hard to get really dark tones, and especially hard to keep the dark tones even once the page is scanned and the levels adjusted. I end up doing more touching up in Photoshop on pages like this. But then, I still don’t quite trust what I’m seeing on this monitor – it seems to make things look too light, and doesn’t display near-white tones very well. Will have to try to get that calibrated.
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