Realistic Drawing with Charcoal Workshop

On March 4, our Online Workshops return with Realistic Drawing with Charcoal

Kirsty Partridge, our Workshop 1 Instructor, has 543,000 YouTube subscribers who tune in to her channel regularly to see her exceptional drawing and painting tutorials.

Now Kirsty has created a special series on charcoal drawing just for us. The best part? It’s free to tune in and follow along!

On March 4, you can see the first video lesson here. The supply list is available on the workshop site so you can stock up and get ready to rock. Here's what Kirsty will be using:


3 recommended paper types will work well for this workshop:

Kirsty is using many drawing supplies from the Lyra Rembrandt Charcoal set in this workshop, including:
  • Lyra Rembrandt Charcoal Pencils 2B & H
  • Lyra Rembrandt Large Charcoal Block
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Blending Stump
  • Tissues: soft tissues from tissue boxes with no patterns work best for blending charcoal
  • Daler Rowney Aquafine Round Brush Size 4 –  Any small round paintbrush will work.
  • Tombow mono stick eraser to add highlights to the drawing

Here's a special preview of her video lessons for Realistic Charcoal Drawing:


► Lesson 1, March 4: Materials & Basic Techniques

► Lesson 2, March 11: Charcoal Flower Study

► Lesson 3, March 18: Drawing Animals with Charcoal

► Lesson 4, March 25: Drawing Portraits with Charcoal

We hope you enjoy learning with us and we can't wait to see what you make!

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