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Welcome to charcoal

Dry media in its most simple form is something to marvel over; we burnt a piece of wood and figured we could draw with it. Charcoal is the sole ruler of the emipre of monotone, dry media and as versatile as it gets. It’s a shame that most of us were not introduced to this …

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Project one: Charcoal

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Preliminary work

I’d love to show you how I usually prepare for portraits; from trying out materials, to exploring the subject and warming up our creative mind. Timed sketching Every project has one or two timed sketching videos. These are sketches done in under 10 minutes, usually with charcoal. I normally do this kind of sketching to …

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About charcoal

Let’s dive in and create some swatches! I will show you the different ways to create the textures we need for our project. We’ll also go over different types and application of charcoal. In our project, we’ll be using willow charcoal in a variety of application. But I’d also love to show you other forms …

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