Investigating drawing - Chalk

NPG 5081 (detail - clothing)

NPG 5081 (detail - clothing)
© National Portrait Gallery, London
The sitter's clothes are given hints of white chalk outline to locate the highlights


NPG 5081 (detail - bottom-right corner)

NPG 5081 (detail - bottom-right corner)
© National Portrait Gallery, London

 


Karl Friedrich Abel, by Thomas Gainsborough, circa 1765 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Karl Friedrich Abel
by Thomas Gainsborough
circa 1765
NPG 5081


Black chalk and stump and white chalk