Charcoal Self Portrait {Learning the Art Basics}

This lesson Lillie had to draw a charcoal self portrait.  Charcoal is a tricky medium to use because detail is fairly hard to achieve.  Lil did lots of preparatory work and created a lovely self portrait.  She received 95% for the lesson, along with lots of ideas for her to try out.  The self portrait…


Graphite Still Life {Learning the Art Basics}

This lesson was a simple graphite still life.  And honestly, I think if Lil had just done the still life that would have been okay.  Thing is, she has me as a mother, and being art and all....well I can't seem to help myself, I must tinker!  This means what should have been an quick…