African Lady - Tonal Study in Charcoal
This was a bit of portrait drawing practice in charcoal highlighted with white chalk. I like working with charcoal but hadn't used it for ages - and I hadn't tackled a portrait for a while either. I was trying to capture the strong contrast between light and dark - although I'm not totally sure about the finished result!
About the Artist
I'm a busy Churchwarden from a rural parish in South Shropshire. I've been painting and drawing for over 10 years - so I would describe myself as an experienced amateur. I've picked up a few art prizes at Tenbury Agricultural Show as well as exhibiting with Tenbury and District Art Club - and I…View full profile