Tagged: charcoal

Life’s Drawing

Around three years ago, I decided that if I was ever going to get better at drawing the human figure, I was going to have to practice it a lot. The best way to...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

AJ

As a husband, father and grandfather, renowned local community member and close family friend to my wife and myself, AJ had a profound impact on many people’s lives. This portrait was created as a...

Head Drawing Phase 2

After completing Head Drawing Phase 1 through Watts Atelier Online it was time to jump straight into Phase 2. While Phase 1 was generally concerned with overall head structure and proportion, phase 2 focused...

Head Drawing Phase 1

This first head drawing phase of the Watts Atelier online curriculum is build around understanding methods of constructing the human head with respect to proportions, planes and muscle rhythms. This was a very thorough...

Drawing Fundamentals

While the option is open to work through any of the courses contained within the Watts Atelier online environment in which ever order you prefer, I chose to work through (at least in these...