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From Drawing to Painting the figure

Lesson 3



Our third lesson will have you look a bit deeper into features in the face, emotions in hand posing, and feet. I will give you guidelines and tricks to construct and then put purpose and emotions easily into your figures in your work.

We will use pencil and charcoal. With everything you’ve learned so far, you will also be able to draw a figure without model and create a drawing in charcoal.

  • Construct and draw eyes, nose and mouth in different positions

  • Shade with charcoal and pastel

  • Create figure drawings without a model


  • Any drawing/charcoal paper, white and colored
    (I’m using Strathmore 500 Series, white, and Strathmore 400 Series, Pastel paper, multiple colors)

  • Vine Charcoal

  • A piece of fat charcoal

  • A Kneadable and a regular white eraser

  • An art chamois or soft cotton rag

  • sharpener

  • White soft pastel stick
    (Optional: Nitram, Liquid charcoal)

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You'll be able to watch the individual workshop lessons right here on my site with lifetime access,

but in addition you can download the lessons onto your computer/drive, then you can watch it without WIFI!

Lesson 3 - Part 1

Lesson 3 - Part 1

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Lesson 3 Part 1

Lesson 3 Part 2