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, and I've been painting and drawing for 10 years. I would describe myself as an experienced amateur, and in recent years I've picked up a few art prizes at Tenbury Agricultural Show, as well as exhibiting with Tenbury Art Club. I did my first solo exhibition at h.Art…View full profile