Charcoal med. +

Charcoal medium, HB pencil, and a pencil called Stabilo CarbOthello 1400/635. on sketch smooth sketch paper 12×18 inch. I'm just learning about charcoal and pencils. The Stabilo is a brownish color pencil that isn't pastel yet isn't graphite. I'm not even sure where it came from. All I can say is I'm in love with the range of shades a person can possibly achieve with these drawing tools. Simply endless possiblities.

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C. Brown

About C. Brown

I'm 58 yr. old. I work full time for a private non-profit organization in Ohio.  I try to draw or paint something every day.  At the moment the majority of the pictures I will be posting here are from my sketch book so there are going to be sometimes unfinished paintings and some with obvious eye sores here and there in the painting. Watercolor can be unforgiving and I'm working on understanding what to expect from it. Once I build up some confidence I would like to take a basic drawing class at the Columbus Community College and also a Saturday figure drawing class at Columbus College of Art and Design. Now that I'm a member of the Artists Daily community I'm looking forward to taking advantage of all the free instructional downloads available to members. 

Comments, suggestions and critiques are welcome.