CHARCOAL PORTRAITS 101

$119.00

In this course, students will receive both short, and full-length lessons, on a variety of information from master charcoal artist, Robert Kelley.  Lessons will cover the basic fundamentals that must be understood prior to creating a well-rendered portrait, demonstrations on composition and design, lecture on relationships, perspective, mechanics, and so much more!  By the end of this course, all students will have an understanding of what it takes to move forward in the art of charcoal portraits, and will be able to take his/her own art to the next level!

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Class is Open!  Lifetime Access!  Downloadable Videos

CHARCOAL PORTRAITS 101

 An Academic Class with Robert Kelley

Cost of Course - $119

MEET ROBERT KELLEY

"ART SHOULD COMFORT THE DISTURBED, AND DISTURB THE COMFORTABLE."

- Cesar A. Cruz

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this academic course, master charcoal artist, Robert Kelley, will take you on a step-by-step journey of his process of creating beautiful, charcoal portraits.  Robert will begin by sharing with his students the basic fundamentals that all artists must understand in order to create a portrait.  This course is for all levels, beginning to advanced, and will cover topics such as drafting, anatomy, values, relationships, measurement, perspective, mechanics, design, techniques, and so much more!  If you are a beginning artists ready to learn to draw portraits for the very first time, or if you are an advanced portrait artist, ready to push the limits, this course is for you!  It doesn't matter where you are on this journey, this class is for everyone!

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In this academic class, students will receive both short, and full-length lessons, on a variety of information.  Lessons will cover the basic fundamentals that must be understood prior to creating a well-rendered portrait, demonstrations on composition and design, lecture on relationships, perspective, mechanics, and so much more!  By the end of this course, all students will have an understanding of what it takes to move forward in the art of charcoal portraits, and will be able to take his/her own art to the next level!

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this self-paced course, Robert will introduce you to his methods of creating portraits through a series of lectures and lessons.  The course will be broken down in the following way:

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FUNDAMENTALS

The course will begin with a series of lessons and lectures in which Robert thoroughly walks the student through his thinking process in creating portraits.  He will begin by sharing the following:

 

  • How understanding the anatomy of any object can be a guide in any drawing
  • What tools and substrates work for him
  • What guidelines he always implements as he begins and completes his portraits
  • Placement of features
  • Some basic information on anatomy that can help one to easily create features that make sense
  • The importance of understanding and using the axis
  • How to use shape and line
  • How to build up layers of charcoal
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COMPOSITION/DESIGN/TECHNIQUES

The course will continue with Robert guiding students through the following with lecture and demonstrations in the following:

 

  • Creating portraits by focusing first on the axis and shapes, leaving the details to the end, or leaving them out altogether
  • Different tools to use and when - vine/willow vs. compressed, eraser, charcoal pencil, etc.
  • Understanding different angles and using the axis as your guide
  • Foreshortening
  • Using measurement and referencing to guide relationships
  • Understanding value and its importance
  • Choosing a good reference photo
  • Creating a composition that works
  • Creating various effects in your artwork

 

COURSE LAYOUT

This course will have many lessons!  Some will be a few minutes in length, while others will be much longer.  There will be discussions/lectures with Robert, where the student will feel as if they are right in the room learning from the master in person!  Students will also receive, full-length, real-time lessons, as Robert demonstrates his process from beginning to end!  

 

This course can be completed at your own pace.  However, Robert will be available to provide feedback in a private group on FB for several weeks of the course.  He is also active on IG and is always giving feedback to his followers there!  We will have a special tag just for this class.

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COURSE OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this academic course, you will have an understanding of the following and so much more:

 

  • basic fundamentals to drawing a portrait in any angle
  • understand how to draw the features of the face in any angle
  • how to use lines as guides when drawing a portrait
  • how understanding the anatomy of any object can be a guide in any drawing
  • use measurement and referencing  to guide relationships
  • placement of features
  • foreshortening
  • creating a composition/design that works
  • using different materials and substrates in your work
  • using different tools to create various effects in your artwork

Class is Open!  Lifetime Access!  Downloadable Videos!

CHARCOAL PORTRAITS 101

 An Academic Class with Robert Kelley

Cost of Course - $119

 

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