Male and Female Portrait Charcoal Drawings

The following charcoal drawings of 1 man and 2 women are each approximately 18″x24″. The drawings were sketched with charcoal and chalk on newsprint paper, with subtle sepia tones. The charcoal portraits were drawn in a loose and energetic style using a variety of shading techniques, blending and line weights. Dark shadow areas were drawn with charcoal, smudged with fingers and redrawn darker until deep shades emerged. Light white chalk was used for highlights and expressive mark making. Subtle color was used for punctuation that helps move the eye through each drawing.

Charcoal Woman 01 Portrait Drawing
Charcoal Woman 01 Portrait Drawing
Charcoal Man 01 Portrait Drawing
Charcoal Man 01 Portrait Drawing
Charcoal Woman 02 Portrait Drawing
Charcoal Woman 02 Portrait Drawing

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