Presented here is a comprehensive and accessible guide to illustrating with charcoal and crayon, originally intended for use in schools. Written in clear, plain language and full of handy tips, this volume is ideal for beginners and is highly recommended for those with an interest in drawing with charcoal. Contents include: "Charcoal and Crayon Drawing", "Outfit Necessary for Charcoal and Crayon Drawing", "Elementary Practice", "Manner of Working", "Measurement, Actual and Comparative", "Crayon Portraits", "Hair", "Drapery", "Backgrounds", "Charcoal and Crayon Drawing with the Point", "Landscapes", "Proportions", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on drawing and illustration.