The Charcoal Drawing Course: Landscape
In this module, we develop a drawing of a landscape that features a dominant tree using vine and compressed charcoal on white drawing paper.
Lesson 1 - Intro and Materials
In this lesson, we take a quick look at the materials and surface used for this landscape drawing.
Lesson 2 - Sketching Loosely
In this lesson, we quickly and loosely apply vine charcoal to "find" the tree within the picture plane.
Lesson 3 - Creating Illusions
In this lesson, we continue to use vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, blending stumps, and erasers to create the illusion of leaves on the tree.
Lesson 4 - Junk in the Trunk
In this lesson, we develop the details on the trunk of the tree.
Lesson 5 - Foreground and Finishing
In this lesson, we address the foreground and complete the drawing.
- Vine/Willow Charcoal
- Compressed Charcoal Pencil
- Charcoal Paper
- Kneaded Eraser
- Vinyl Eraser
- Blending Stumps or Tortillions
- White Drawing Paper