Below are several fantastic time lapse portrait drawings created with charcoal by some very talented artists! Charcoal is definitely my favorite drawing medium. I like how you can smear, rub, brush and move charcoal around the support to create some very interesting effects. I guess it is because I am a painter at heart. Charcoal […]
Below are some of the best tutorials, tips and demonstrations that I could find on the web on how to draw a realistic rose. I do hope you find these resources helpful! Enjoy! Watch step by step work of pencil strokes & pencil shading. Learn how to draw a rose using a pencil in this […]
I would say that drawing realistically with pencil is one of the most challenging forms of art. You are working with a medium that doesn’t cover as quickly as say a painting medium. To depict things such as beaches and seascapes requires a great deal of patience, especially when working in realism. I hope the […]
In the following free step by step tutorial, artist Yong Chen demonstrates how he tackles the female portrait using charcoal. Visit Yong’s youtube channel for more awesome art instruction like this!
This lesson will illustrate how you can take a complicated cityscape image and explore details using charcoal. Understanding how squinting will help reduce shapes. Adding intense strokes mixed with lighter strokes will help balance the drawing. Visit Robert’s Youtube Channel Here Visit Robert’s Website Here
Learn how to add shading with a pencil to basic forms in this fundamental drawing tutorial. For more on this lesson, follow this link. Shading is the process of adding to value to a drawing. When we get the values right, the illusion of form and light are communicated in the drawing. By learning how […]
Join artist Chris Samba as he demonstrates his method for drawing realistic hair with charcoal pencils. Visit his youtube channel here for more great demonstrations. Visit his website here.
As beginners, sometimes all you need is a gem of a video like this from artist Bobby Chiu, that can save you years on learning how to draw. In the following video, Bobby shares his techniques that he used to create the pencil drawings for his Alice Through the Looking Glass Gallery show in Paris. […]
Visual artist, Mark Vazquez-Mackay presents a workshop on creating a tonal drawing with charcoal at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Mark instructs a number of courses at the college in the Department of Continuing Education: Drawing I & II, Self Portraiture, Oil Painting I, and Figure Painting. To learn more about ACAD’s continuing […]
The following is an interview conducted by Bobby Chiu with the very talented artist Nathan Fowkes. I have been a big fan of Nathan’s work for some time now so it was really nice to get to know him a bit better and to learn more about his techniques. After watching the video interview, […]