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Drawing a Male Figure with Charcoal and Conté Crayon with Steve Huston

Drawing a Male Figure with Charcoal and Conté Crayon
Create Beautiful Charcoal Drawings! Learn a master's approach to drawing the figure in charcoal

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Steve Huston
Drawing, Figure
Conté Crayon, Emery paper, Paper Stump, Paper towel, Pastel
1h 4m 52s

Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on one of his most famous subjects: the boxer. Steve will take you through each step of his drawing process, from the initial lay-in to the finished presentation drawing in full value range.


  • Conté Crayon –  Black
  • Alphacolor Char-Kole Square
  • Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White
  • Blending Stumps
  • Sandpaper or Emery Paper
  • Electric Eraser
  • Plastic Eraser
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Cut Paper Scraps
  • Paper Towel
  • Large, Soft Paintbrush
  • Strathmore Bristol Paper – Vellum

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