The Charcoal Drawing Course: Portrait
In this module, we create a portrait drawing with white charcoal on black paper.
Lesson 1 - Materials and Transfer
In this lesson, we look at the materials and surface used and transfer contour lines to the drawing paper.
Lesson 2 - Thinking in Reverse
In this lesson, we begin applying white charcoal in a controlled manner.
Lesson 3 - Developing Value
In this lesson, we continue to apply white charcoal, manipulating the applications with a blending stump and erasers.
Lesson 4 - Completing the Drawing
In this lesson, we complete the drawing by addressing the hair of the subject.
- 2H Graphite Pencil
- White Compressed Charcoal Pencil
- Kneaded Eraser
- Vinyl Eraser
- Electric Eraser
- Blending Stumps or Tortillions
- Coal Black Strathmore Artagain Drawing Paper