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charcoal woman of the woods

Charcoal – Woman of the Woods

Charcoal black and white drawing using charcoal pencils (black and white), blender on Toned gray sketch paper by Strathmore (5.5 x 8.5)

Dust at the Moors

Dusk at the Moors

Charcoal on Paper As I was experimenting with charcoal for the first time, I gradually became familiar with the paper and the charcoal that I was using and was able to manipulate the shades to create the effects. This drawing was something that many have commented and liked, probably because there is some ”atmosphere”. Download […]

Mysterious Climate

Mysterious Climate

Charcoal on Paper This drawing had a very white shade in the middle which depicted possibly the bright sun in the far distant. The picture had atmosphere and I wanted to capture it in the drawing. I later did the same drawings using white charcoal to highlight the fence which I will also post. Download […]

A Road to Nowhere

A Road to Nowhere

Charcoal on Paper This was another simple subject and something you can practice on to get more good at the perspective. Download your free copy of Paintology from the Google Play store

an undulating hill

An Undulating Hill

Charcoal on Paper This was a very simple subject and one that I had fun with my nephews who¬†also attempted to do the drawing. What I found interesting was that the perspective was very different in their eyes and trying to draw everything in perspective was challenging. Download your free copy of Paintology from the […]

a muddy snowy path

A Muddy Snowy Path

Charcoal on Paper Again experimenting with the treescape theme, I found a photo which I turned into a drawing. Google has excellent pictures in their image section which can give you inspirations for drawings. With this one, I rubbed the charcoal into the pathway to give shades of gray while leaving the very contrasting areas […]