Tag: charcoal

  • The art of the Selfie

    The art of the Selfie

    Anyone who draws or paints portraits has most likely done their fair share of self portraits. While it may seem to some like an exercise in narcissism, it is in fact mainly a matter of convenience. It’s not easy to find people willing to sit still for several hours while you draw them, so it…

  • Getting to Grips with Charcoal

    Getting to Grips with Charcoal

    I always found charcoal a bit cumbersome and messy to work with. I used it for quick figure sketches sometimes, but never really felt like I could get very detailed with it. But after doing a few graphite drawings, I felt I was missing some of the expressive quality you get from painting, so I…