Need a little help on your shading technique? This tutorial on shading and shadowing techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video demonstrates how to choose a light source when shading, the values of dark to light, and how to ultilize shadows to embelish the three-dimensional depth to your drawing.
This video segment is the first of two parts. Be sure to check out the conclusion of Ed Beard's "shading techniques" in the part two.