Course Syllabus

Beginning Charcoal

Number of sessions: 2, 3.0 hours each
Course Fee: $45 (Gold Member Fee: $35)


Maximum 10 Minimum 3

You can produce beautiful shaded drawn objects with charcoal. You will be shown five methods of blending charcoal. After practicing each blending technique, you will be shown how to produce sharp edges and soft edges. Additionally, you will be shown how to hold and use your stump to produce different effects.



  1. How to draw, shade and blend each object will be demonstrated. Time permitting, after learning how to draw, shade, and blend single objects, we will draw groups of objects.