Coupon & course info
Course Name: Twelve Charcoal Drawing Techniques
Subtitle: Learn how to draw with charcoal & create realistic artworks, from your first fine lines through to portraiture
Instructor: Taught by Cindy Wider, Art Educator, Artist and Co-Founder of DrawPj.com
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $20 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of April 29, 2017…
Students: 1001 students enrolled
Ratings: 60 reviews
Rank: ranked #49g in Udemy Lifestyle Courses
Brief course description
This complete charcoal drawing course provides you with the 12 powerful but easy to learn techniques you need to create realistic drawings in charcoal, taking you from your first tentative fine lines in charcoal right through to creating your own fully rendered confident self portrait.
The course starts with the basic fundamental techniques and builds step-by-step towards your final portrait project. Once you have mastered the quick and easy techniques in this course you will be able to combine them to create a wide range of textures and draw all kinds of things.
This course contains a complete downloadable copy of Cindy Widers ’12 Charcoal Techniques’ book which contains the reference images used in the exercises. Step-by-step videos support the content of the book. Alternatively you can read and download the relevant individual parts of the book then watch the step by step videos as you progress through the course.
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Cindy Wider bio
Hi, I’m a professional artist and art educator with more than 24 years of experience in the art industry. I’ve helped thousands of people realise their dreams of being able to draw and paint both in live settings and through my online courses.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
If you like this course, you might also be interested in:
Create a beautiful bird and butterfly filled garden, yard, or even balcony via simple, practical, and fun DIY projects!
Taught by Linda Kelso, Garden Designer & Owner of LK Landscape Design
Make your own natural bath and body products at home. A step by step guide to creating your own products and recipes
Taught by Shona O’Connor, Crafter, Soap Maker, Trainer
Paint this watercolour and learn to plan, identify problem areas, paint wet & loose & create details with confidence.
Taught by Nicola A Blakemore, Professional Artist, Teacher and Creative Entrepreneur
Photoshop Non-destructive Retouching Techniques. Learn Portrait, Beauty and Outdoor Retouching in Photoshop.
Taught by Marcin Mikus, Retoucher
Photography – Composition – Street Photography – Studio Photography – Portrait Photography – Photography Business
Taught by Mark Timberlake, Marketing |Course Creation | Business Building |Photography
Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: All Levels
Lectures: 97 lessons
Duration: 11.5 hours of video
What you get: By the end of this course you will learn how to draw a range of objects, culminating in a fully rendered portrait in charcoal and conte crayon.
Target audience: This course suits all levels of artist from beginners through to advanced.
Requirements: You will need some charcoal drawing supplies which are easy to source from your local art supplies store or online. A printer will also be useful if you wish to print the pdf’s provided. A digital camera is useful if you want to take a photo of yourself to use for your self portrait at the end of the course.
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons