Be Masterful!

Learn to make stunning drawing, painting, sculptures, and more — all at your own pace.

Video lessons » Drawing / Figure

Drawing the Female Figure Using Charcoal Pencil with Glenn Vilppu

Drawing the Female Figure Using Charcoal Pencil
Draw the Figure in Charcoal! Learn a painterly approach to drawing the figure

Ready to watch the whole lesson?

Become a member and get unlimited access to the entire New Masters Academy library

  • Lesson details
  • Transcript
Instructor
Glenn Vilppu
Subjects
Drawing, Figure
Materials
Chamois, Charcoal, Kneaded Eraser, Pastel Pencil, Sandpaper
Duration
43m 42s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu demonstrates a simple, procedural approach to doing a drawing using a charcoal pencil. First, you will learn how to begin the drawing with a loose gesture. Then Glenn will demonstrate how to work into the gesture constructing the figure with simplified volumes. Finally you will learn how to apply rendering techniques and surrounding atmosphere to give the drawing a final look.

Materials

  • Sandpaper or Sanding block
  • Compressed Charcoal
  • Chamois
  • CarbOthello Pencil – Black
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Drawing Paper
Intermediate
487 views

Discuss this video in the forums!

Discuss