Drawing with Charcoal by Kate Boucher is a stunning book that shows how to create your own expressive drawings using the subtle, complex and bold qualities of charcoal.
Kate demonstrates how to use this versatile and dramatic medium through a series of step-by-step demonstrations and tasks. She covers her process in detail as well as how to capture scene and how to fix your drawing once finished. You’ll also learn the basics of charcoal, the types of materials available, it’s working qualities, mark making techniques, how to choose a subject, keeping a sketchbook and working from visual references. Kate also introduces the idea of combining soft pasted with charcoal to add colour to your work. There are plenty of exercises and tasks that will help develop your skills and drawing style.
This beautiful book includes over 200 illustrations, so there is no shortage of images that will inspire! Images and text combine to create a compelling guide for anyone looking to explore the beauty of charcoal.
144 page paperback. 220 x 280mm.