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Charcoal Portraits

Charcoal is a great medium for studying the effect of light and shade across the subjects face. Its a flexible medium that can be used lose or highly rendered.

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Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach - get students to cover a sheet in willow charcoal and rub whites back into - then use compressed charcoal when committal - then fill in the darkest darks in black conte and possibly whitest white in white conte

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Charcoal on Canvas 2013 by KwangHo Shin

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Portrait #1 Drawing by Agnes Grochulska

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Every single day since November 2010, without fail, Bristol-based artist Guy Denning (previously) posts a daily sketch to his Drawing a Day blog (occasionally mirrored on his Facebook page). It’s well worth following.

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