Friday, 28 September 2012


Sonja, Charcoal on Paper, (11.75" x 8")

A study in charcoal. This was done from a photograph of a facebook friend Sonja Ljubicic.
I just love doing these charcoal studies. Hopefully with practice I will be able to do a better job :).
All comments and critiques ar most welcome.


Arti said...

Very beautiful, Vinayak.I am yet to explore this medium, your results are quite bold and beautiful!Are you using white also,or is it just the paper showing through?

Vinayak Deshmukh said...

Thank you so much Arti. I am not using white. Its only willow charcoal, compressed charcoal and charcoal pencils. But the paper her is very important. I use kneadable eraser to regain those whites. This can be done only on a good quality paper. Ordinary cartridge does not allow complete erasure to regain the whites. :)

Studio at the Farm said...

You already are creating strong and beautiful portraits, Vinay! I love to see them - keep it up. :)

Vinayak Deshmukh said...

Thank you so much Kathy!