Nitram Charcoal has made a short cameo in the new Netflix series, Shadow Hunters! The show is based on Cassandra Clare’s best-selling book series, The Mortal Instruments, and features Clary, an artist who is trying to find her way among vampires, werewolves, faeries and warlocks to discover more about her past and her future.
Examples of Norman Rockwell’s charcoal works reveal his high level of finesse in the medium. The subtleties of shading combined with line work often rendered in pencil result in compositions that are equally as compelling as their oil on canvas colleagues. In some instances, these preparatory drawings serve as the only surviving evidence of a Rockwellian creation.
At CreativeWorld, we premiered our brand NEW video entitled Nitram World, which showcases many great artists and their work. Some of the art used in this video – Nitram World – was on display.
The technique was made popular by French artist Charles Bargue (1826-1883), who developed a course in collaboration with academic painter Jean-Léon Gérôme. Bargue’s cours de dessin, published as The Art of Drawing between the years of 1868 and 1871, still today is used as a revolutionary training tool for the artist’s understanding of the figure through tailored charcoal, pencil, or ink drawings.
Her work described by Informed Collector in 2014 as bearing a “hidden mystery that lies deep within,” Edinburgh-based artist Stephanie Rew is renowned for her captivating range of works. As the latest artist to be featured in our Contemporary Charcoals interview series, Rew generously shared some insights into her working process as well as the […]