< back Drawing technique: Charcoal and conté is black coal: simply said, pieces of burned wood. Conté is more black than charcoal, due to more added 'fat' as a subsance.
When finished, the drawing is fixated to prevent damage.
Info: The portrait is built in gray layers and contrast between them. The whites in the portrait are blank spaces of the paper. Paper: Acidfree drawingpaper Hahnemüle.