Charcoal Portrait Workshop

This workshop covers everything you need to know to draw realistic portraits in charcoal. We’ll cover measurement, shape, value, lighting, getting a likeness,  posing the model and charcoal techniques. We’ll be working from a live model.

Cheyenne-by-Jean-Reece-Wilkey
Cheyenne, charcoal on paper, 16×12 in, Jean Reece Wilkey

On Friday night I’ll demonstrate the process with a live model and talk about approaches to doing the portrait.  On Sat and Sunday  you’ll work from the model, doing a different drawing each day, as I help you each with your work.

Fri, March 24, 6:30-9:30pm

Sat, March 25, 11:00-4:30pm

Sun, March 26 – 11:00-4:30pm

We’ll break for a quick lunch at 1:00 pm which we can enjoy together on the sunny patio.

Click here for a materials list.  You can buy materials locally, online or from me directly (through the link in the registration form). If you want more information, please email or call: jean @ jeanwilkey.com or 575-528-8912.

Enrollment is now open.

Workshop – $149 (includes a $40 model fee)


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