This is a very basic tutorial on circulism... the one and only technique for drawing skin - for me anyway...!
I get a lot of compliments on the way i shade so i thought i would share the wealth and explain my method!
remember skin is flawed! you dont want to go for perfectly smooth shading (especially with men), your subject will end up with a plastic look...
Here are some of my drawings, old and new, achieved with circulism. You can use the method on males and females, the old and the young... (the younger the subject, the smoother your shading should be)
I will add a tutorial soon which tackles the next phase of skin drawing... stubble, pores, and imperfections.
EDIT: Thank you so much for the Daily Deviation. I am gobsmacked!