Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Charcoal sketchings on coloured paper by Manju Panchal

For long I had been thinking about doing a few charcoal sketches on RED coloured paper. Finally did it yesterday. The best thing about sketching is 
  • You do not require too many tools
  • You can do it in a small space and you do not require a studio set up
  • It gets done in a short period of time
  • It increases your observational skills
  • Drawing subjects are easily available at home.
For the charcoal sketches of still life subjects below I have used RED coloured FABRIANO Elle Erre- paper. The red colour of the paper acts as the middle tone. To get lighter tones I have used GENERAL's soft white pastel pencil and for the dark tones I have used CONTE charcoal pencil. 

Charcoal sketchings on red coloured paper by manju Panchal

Charcoal sketches of a Pomengranate and Capsicum
on red coloured Fabriano paper.

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