Drawing charcoal usually gives a porous and never very adhesive stroke. A pointed charcoal pencil can produce exceptionally skinny lines; if used broadside on the floor, it creates evenly toned planes. Rubbing and smudging the charcoal line ends in dimmed intermediate shades and delicate transitions. Due to its slight adhesiveness, charcoal is ideal for corrective sketching, but when the drawing is to be preserved, it needs to be protected by a fixative. Lines and Colors is a blog that’s dedicated to drawing, sketching, painting, comics and pretty much any art form that includes strains and colours.
What Is Drawing?
Ever since the invention of synthetic chalk made from the fine, boring-black soot often known as lampblack – an invention attributed to Leonardo da Vinci ( ) – the pictorial qualities of chalk have been fully explored. The range of chalks extends from dry, charcoal-like varieties to the fatty ones used … Read More