Despite the simplicity of the medium, charcoal portrait drawings can be delicate and luminous.

This workshop will show you how to create a refined and realistic portrait in charcoal by starting simple and adding complexity gradually.

What’s included:

  • An HD recording of the entire workshop (Over 4 hours in total)
  • Reference image

This session is part of a series of four workshops that will teach you everything you need to know about drawing portraits. You can take this workshop individually or you can sign up for the complete series and receive a 10% discount off the bundle. 

Find out more about the Portrait Drawing Bundle

What you’ll learn

  • You will learn how to use sharpened charcoal and a kneadable eraser to create an extremely detailed portrait

  • Learn how to work with the point of charcoal. This method is slower than conventional approaches to charcoal, but makes it easier to control forms and tones.

  • Starting from a simple but accurate block-in, you will learn how to add detail gradually, ensuring that the underlying major structures remain in place throughout the process and impart a sense of believable solidity to the finished drawing.

This workshop will help you to...

  • Create more realistic and detailed drawings.

  •  Enhance the sense of luminosity in your drawings.

  •  Expand your repertoire with charcoal - working with the point of charcoal can work really well with other techniques.

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Detailed Portrait Drawing in Charcoal

Lifetime Access to the entire 4+ workshop recording