African Lady - Tonal Study in Charcoal

African Lady - Tonal Study in Charcoal - April 2020

Great sketch great and you have captured a very characterful lady Bobbie.

Lovely tones Bobbie

Thank you all for such kind comments!

Really like this.

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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!

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Bobbie Matulja

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…

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