AUTOPLAY
Charcoal: Types and Uses
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What you’ll need
Powdered Charcoal
Charcoal Paper
General’s Charcoal Sticks
General’s Willow Charcoal
Charcoal Pencils
The types of charcoal included in this video.
1. The types of charcoal included in this video.
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Medium charcoal is not pressed/ as hard so it comes out darker. Hard charcoal draws lighter & finer.
2. Medium charcoal is not pressed/ as hard so it comes out darker. Hard charcoal draws lighter & finer.
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Pure powdered charcoal is typically used for larger projects. It tends to get very messy.
3. Pure powdered charcoal is typically used for larger projects. It tends to get very messy.
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You can also wrap a tissue/ napkin around your finger to spread out powdered charcoal.
4. You can also wrap a tissue/ napkin around your finger to spread out powdered charcoal.
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Charcoal sticks med/hard apply the same as pencils. Sticks can be used to color in larger spaces
5. Charcoal sticks med/hard apply the same as pencils. Sticks can be used to color in larger spaces
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Willow charcoal can be used in many ways, is very light, and can shade drawing the entire gradient.
6. Willow charcoal can be used in many ways, is very light, and can shade drawing the entire gradient.
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White charcoal pencils are hard to see, and require many layers & lots of blending.
7. White charcoal pencils are hard to see, and require many layers & lots of blending.
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White charcoal sticks are easier to see, and require less layers. It can also create a gray color.
8. White charcoal sticks are easier to see, and require less layers. It can also create a gray color.
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White charcoal is helpful when creating lighter areas in your drawings, blending & negative space.
9. White charcoal is helpful when creating lighter areas in your drawings, blending & negative space.
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