Category Archives: Charcoal

Charcoal portrait of my daughter Leah willow and derwent tinted charcoal

Today was another wet and horrid day, thunder in the early morning with heavy down pours, I got soaked sorting the ponies. I got home pretty quick for a Sunday as I couldn’t ride, so I decided to paint, I … Continue reading

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A matching pair- charcoal hares

I am feeling very happy with these two hares, they would look great framed and hung together. I have crept back to my slightly more detailed technique, but I think it works well, for these, so I don’t mind deviating … Continue reading

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Loving charcoal, so I thought I would see how a figure would turn out

So far I have enjoyed charcoal, I guess after years of pencil work this is not too dissimilar? At least I feel I have an advantage having had that experience. It is messier! But it blends beautifully. I am still … Continue reading

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Playing with charcoal

I have been having a little play with the willow charcoal sticks, when I need a little bit of colour I have used derwent tinted charcoal, white in this case. Hares again! I am really enjoying these little messy black … Continue reading

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Last day of my holiday, back to work after the weekend.

So the last day of my holiday has ended, Friday is now a distant day,hello Saturday! I only have the weekend remaining before I am back to work, but what a productive two weeks, I have ridden the ponies every … Continue reading

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Charcoal, is there a technique?

I had to pop to my local art/ craft shop, as I needed a charcoal neocolor pastel for a painting I have been requested to paint for a friend. While there I just got a little side tracked, as you … Continue reading

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