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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ate kangaroo meat on their royal tour of Australia, but it's a lot more common than you might think

PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE ATE KANGAROO MEAT ON THEIR ROYAL TOUR OF AUSTRALIA, BUT IT'S A LOT MORE COMMON THAN YOU MIGHT THINK

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex sampled charred kangaroo for lunch at Melbourne eatery Charcoal Lane . Though not commonplace outside...

Slowly drifting

SLOWLY DRIFTING

Expressive figure drawing done mostly with soft vine and willow charcoal, these ancient burnt wood sticks are as useful and relevant...

 
 
 
Salsa Gal in Black and White - original charcoal figurative Latin dancer

SALSA GAL IN BLACK AND WHITE - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE LATIN DANCER

I drew this from another earlier drawing and plan to make a painting from it, but of course, need to add a guy, so have been looking...

8 Charcoal Drugstore Beauty Buys We Can't Get Enough Of This Fall

8 CHARCOAL DRUGSTORE BEAUTY BUYS WE CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THIS FALL

Activated charcoal is one of those hero ingredients that we can't get enough of here at Refinery29 - and we certainly use the beauty...

 
 
 
On My Easel - A Start on a Figurative Painting and A Charcoal Drawing of a Woman

ON MY EASEL - A START ON A FIGURATIVE PAINTING AND A CHARCOAL DRAWING OF A WOMAN

Here are a couple of things I worked on today - the top, an 8 x 10" painting from my memory of a couple having a conversation in a...

Sketch of Delia - original charcoal portrait sk

SKETCH OF DELIA - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL PORTRAIT SK

Using charcoal pencils - General's Primo - I drew this piece on Strathmore toned blue mixed media, 12 x 9". To see more of my artwork,

 
 
 
Google Home Hub leak shows Charcoal color, side view

GOOGLE HOME HUB LEAK SHOWS CHARCOAL COLOR, SIDE VIEW

The Pixel 3 might not be the only thing Google will unveil in two weeks. Though it will probably give it less stage time, the Google...

Miranda Kerr Uses a Biodegradable Toothbrush with Charcoal-Infused Bristles

MIRANDA KERR USES A BIODEGRADABLE TOOTHBRUSH WITH CHARCOAL-INFUSED BRISTLES

Miranda Kerr gave a ook into her luxurious Malibu bathroom for Allure , and let us in on the eco-friendly and sustainable products...

 
 
 
Keryas house

KERYAS HOUSE

The Keryas hotel, known as the house of NezamolEslam, is a historic home dating back more than 150 years ago, during the Qajar period. Shah...

Male nude portrait study

MALE NUDE PORTRAIT STUDY

I tend to start these pastels lightly with vine charcoal first just to establish the placement and the 'bare bones' of the drawing,...

 
 
 
Dancers 3 - loose black and white charcoal figurative drawing of dancers

DANCERS 3 - LOOSE BLACK AND WHITE CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE DRAWING OF DANCERS

I came across this one the other day - it's from about four months ago. These dancers will show up again somewhere in other drawings...

Female model portrait charcoal drawing

FEMALE MODEL PORTRAIT CHARCOAL DRAWING

Back to charcoal for the day, I always go back to this medium since I find it essential, also I went to the local Blick store today...

 
 
 
Female nude leaning against the wall

FEMALE NUDE LEANING AGAINST THE WALL

Postcard size of a nude leaning against the wall, small by any standard. 3x5 charcoal on paper

Studies

STUDIES

A few studies. I went a little crazy with the color on this first one at a live session, but I think it worked out. It's been added...

 
 
 
The Past

THE PAST

Oil and charcoal on canvas board 24" x 20"

Charcoal and watercolour

CHARCOAL AND WATERCOLOUR

Charcoal Drawing Adding a second layer of watercolour Some charcoal added to the shadow side Last Tuesday's portrait night at Don Valley...

 
 
 
Portrait of a man 3x5 drawing

PORTRAIT OF A MAN 3X5 DRAWING

Another TINY drawing, starting at an extremely low price, I thought it's appropriate the bid to start as low as its size?? 3x5 charcoal...

More Charcoal and White Chalk Portrait Drawings

MORE CHARCOAL AND WHITE CHALK PORTRAIT DRAWINGS

I'm back with a few more recent portrait drawings. The first was drawn from a photo as a preliminary sketch for a portrait painting....

 
 
 
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Increases With Longer Association of Solid Fuel Cooking

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK INCREASES WITH LONGER ASSOCIATION OF SOLID FUEL COOKING

Cardiovascular risk increases with long-term exposure to solid fuels like coal, wood, or charcoal for cooking, says study, suggesting...

Regular cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal increases risk of dying from heart disease by up to 12%

REGULAR COOKING WITH COAL, WOOD, OR CHARCOAL INCREASES RISK OF DYING FROM HEART DISEASE BY UP TO 12%

Researchers at the University of Oxford did a study on more than 340,000 people to discover the risk of heart disease is increased...