How to draw a realistic person/ people, face, eyes, hair or noses in charcoal, pencil or photoshop painting graphite drawing of a portrait. This took around an hour to do. Was done in graphite and pencil. Will also be doing painting tutorial.This took around an hour to do. Was done in charcoal and pencil. As you can see, I started with the simple proportions and got all the basic shapes. Then I gradually added in tone. This was done with graphite pencils. I've made other time lapse portrait videos including a few sketch videos. I will be making drawing tutorials on how to draw realistic eyes in the future. Also, I will be making tutorials on charcoal drawing. Charcoal is one of my favorite mediums. Drawing portrait with charcoal.