Tortilions - also used for shading off

Stumps - shades off details or large areas of colour

Pencil sharpener - specially designed for the our large-leaded pencils 

Fixative - a colourless and odourless, light spray which protects and fixes charcoal, pencil, pastel and chalk drawings

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The primary focus of this lesson is the expression of the face. In order to achieve a successful self portrait students will need to understand the proportions of the face as well as how to render each feature realistically. Students will begin by completing several pre-assessments before starting a large expressive self portrait.