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Makings and Musings by Irene Ruby

Live online classCOVID-19 SecureMindful Charcoal Drawing Class
5(5 reviews)
Learn to mindfully draw a picture from reference using charcoal and pencil
10 Students
£15 pp
1.5 hour class
Beginner
Next available date:22nd January 2021

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Makings and Musings by Irene Ruby

About this class

In this class you will be learning how to draw a picture with charcoal and pencil.

Drawing with charcoal is fun! you will get your hands dirty and learn how drawing with charcoal is almost as making a clay figure, you can keep changing your picture and move the materials around!

During the workshop we will show you the different types of charcoal, how you can use them and what effects you can create by combining charcoal with using pencils and erasers.

Each week we will be drawing from a different reference picture that you can download for free on…

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What you will learn
  • how to use charcoal materials
  • how to use an eraser as a tool
  • how to create shades and textures
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What you will need
  • Charcoal
  • Pencil(s)
  • Eraser including a small pen eraser if possible
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5(5 reviews)
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Frances - December 13th
A wonderful class where Irene shows the way whilst giving valuable techniques and tips. Very enjoyable
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Eira - November 29th
Thank you for a really lovely class, like you said I probably wouldn't have chosen to attempt to draw that photo of the crystal but as a beginner it was great to just be able to experiment and ask questions and be in a supportive environment. I do love charcoal as a medium.
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JEAN - August 8th
Excellent course! I really enjoyed taking time out to get back to drawing. Wonderful tutor, she takes time to explain how to develop shadowing in a particular areas. Definitely returning while I'm still working from home.
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Hi Everyone,

All my workshops are now running online via live stream. Each class will be available to watch back for a period of time after (probably for about a week depending on capacity on my website). I also run a daily art class for kids for FREE each day at 10am.

Makings and Musings was born out of the wish to create a space where everyone was welcome to join and create. A space where stress ebbs away and where mindspace is born. Irene is an illustrator from Holland who lives and works in London. Her work focusses on…

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Frances - December 13th
A wonderful class where Irene shows the way whilst giving valuable techniques and tips. Very enjoyable
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Eira - November 29th
Thank you for a really lovely class, like you said I probably wouldn't have chosen to attempt to draw that photo of the crystal but as a beginner it was great to just be able to experiment and ask questions and be in a supportive environment. I do love charcoal as a medium.
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JEAN - August 8th
Excellent course! I really enjoyed taking time out to get back to drawing. Wonderful tutor, she takes time to explain how to develop shadowing in a particular areas. Definitely returning while I'm still working from home.
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Ka Yin - July 27th
Irene is amazing. The class is easy to follow and she gives very clear guideline how to draw. I'm so happy with my drawing I did.
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Sarah - May 4th
I've never used charcoal before yesterday but Irene was very clear with her guidance. Her multiscreen tech use was very impressive and much more sophisticated than some Zoom lessons I've done. I am very pleased with the drawing I did!