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Want to learn how to draw portraits? I've got a free video lesson for you that shows you step by step how this portrait was made!
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The different varieties of drawing charcoal

Charcoal is a very popular drawing medium that comes in a variety of forms. What’s the difference between willow charcoal and vine charcoal? What is compressed charcoal and how can it be used? Let’s have a closer look at what types of drawing charcoal are available and the differences between them.
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5 reasons why I love charcoal

Charcoal is one of my most favorite drawing mediums. I've been using it since a couple of years, and I've come to love it more and more. Why? Let me give you five reasons why I love charcoal. 1. It’s…

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Sneak Peek video of The Many Faces of Charcoal

I'm working hard behind the scenes to get everything ready for my upcoming charcoal portrait class The Many Faces of Charcoal!  It is amazing how much work goes into creating a longer class, but I love everything about it! Here's a…

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Continuing the journey…

I've decided to focus more on my drawing practice these days, so today I've created a new charcoal portrait. And I must say I'm enjoying this process so much! I put on some music, start sketching, and then try to…

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Longing to break free…

Making art can be such a profound way to connect with your deeper emotions and to express your inner journey. Yes, that's what I did here... I love the rawness of the emotion in this portrait. Charcoal and pastel on…

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Goosebumps

It's been a year since my last online portrait class Drawing in the Soul started... So it's very special to me to be opening a new class again very soon!

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Charcoal, pastel & texture

I really had fun making this portrait. Experimenting with a combination of charcoal, soft pastel, and texture. Lots of yummie texture, can't get enough of that! :-)

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