“I have just completed the charcoal shading course for the first time. The lessons and exercises are clear, concise and practical. I am now more confident using charcoal and have a solid foundation to build on. The course is well designed. I have thoroughly enjoyed it and highly recommend it! Thank you Nicole for everything you have taught me.” – Jenny
Charcoal Shading: Understanding Values and Form
Understanding values and form is the key to making your drawings and paintings look three dimensional. Charcoal is a fun, effective medium with which to add shading and learn about values. This 9-part course will teach you about values, light, and form, while also building up technical skills in charcoal, and finally putting it all together.
Suitable for beginners who have never used charcoal before, and more advanced artists who want to learn how to better understand values and form. Drawing skills are required for this course.
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Welcome to the charcoal shading course! Here is an overview of what to expect.