Tuesday, 5 October 2010

A First Evening with Charcoal

I can't believe I had gotten away all these years without ever doing charcoal. I think I just found it so intimidating that I just kept putting it off. Tonight we had a great lecture about how charcoal is a good transition into paint because it has it's own chroma as well as tonal value (vine being more of a warm tone where compressed being more of a cool tone). Here's the beginning of a piece I started on:

1 comment:

  1. Hey Christina, does this count as a portrait? I don't know much about art (as you can tell from my question), but I'm pretty sure this doesn't suck ;-)

    Keep doing what you do.