Charcoal as an artistic medium was used in cave paintings and to outline temple drawing in ancient Egypt!
Which means it’s been around for EVER as an artistic tool.
Front runners and revolutionary men like Matisse and Picasso brought more charcoal into the limelight, followed by a wealth of other talented artists using the medium. As the 20th century dawned, it became apparent that Charcoal was here to stay and be doted on.
Here at Statesman, we have an EPIC range of Charcoal products https://bit.ly/2L3LTdP along with all the Canvas and Sketchbooks you could ever need.
It all starts at Statesman Stationery…