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Third Thursday Event: Charcoal Workshop with Richard Rochester

Learn how to confidently draw using charcoal with Yodomo instructor and artist Richard Rochester. Book now.

Close up of hand using charcoal to draw on paper

Jointly organised by the Royal Society of Sculptors and Yodomo, this evening workshop gives participants the chance to create their own charcoal masterpiece with the guidance of established charcoal artist Richard Rochester.

In this workshop, you will

  • Try out different types of charcoal 
  • Gain the skills to use a variety of techniques 
  • Learn about the vast history of charcoal
  • Leave feeling inspired by the depth and versatility of charcoal 
  • Create your own artworks to hang up at home

Suitable for complete beginners and those with experience of the medium, this charcoal drawing masterclass takes place at the institution's creative epicentre, Dora House, a beautiful listed building in Kensington. 

Book your tickets now to be inspired by and learn about the depth and versatility of charcoal, and quickly gain a new artistic skill.

Workshop Details

Location: The Royal Society of Sculptors, Dora House, 108 Old Brompton Rd, London SW7 3RA
Date: Thursday July 18 2019
Time: 6.30 - 9.30 pm

All materials are provided. Space is limited to 20 individuals so early booking is advised.

About The Royal Society of Sculptors

The Royal Society of Sculptors is an artist-led organisation created over 100 years ago in support of the careers and development of sculptors. Today, the Society leads the conversation on sculpture and the arts in general by providing talks and workshops in its Kensington space. 

About Richard Rochester 

Richard Rochester is a charcoal artist with over 10 years of experience in using, teaching and innovating charcoal in the arts. He teaches at Cass Art Islington, Cass Art Bristol and art groups across South-West England. His forthcoming book on charcoal Charcoal. Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner will be published in 2020 by the Guild of Master Craftsmen Publishing. 

This workshop follows the success of Richard’s previous Yodomo-organised workshops at Clerkenwell Design Week.

Richard Rochester demonstrating techniques for charcoal drawing.
Box of charcoal
Student using charcoal to draw.

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