Instructor: Laurie DeMatteo, [email protected]

Students will learn the use of charcoal on charcoal toned paper with recommended composition, value, and texture with organization of these and other elements  to simplify and create convincing form within the space of the still life.

Materials Needed to Bring to Class:

  • Drawing paper (18″ x 24″ – 20″ x 30″ approx. )
  • VIne or willow charcoal (box of charcoal sticks) at least 10 sticks
  • Chamois ( a cloth for blending and erasing)
  • White eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Paper Towels
  • Gloves (to protect your hands from black charcoal)
  • Blending stumps