Colored Pencil Art 101
The process for using colored pencils isn’t as obvious as one may think. There are many colored pencil techniques—don’t start without knowing how to get the best results from your supplies. In Colored Pencil 101 (a free excerpt from The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil), you’ll learn how to use the two types of strokes that work best for colored pencil painting, how to follow contours to show the shape of a surface, how to gradually add color and how to keep your color from becoming contaminated. Greene shows you how to work from dark to light, create highlights, make adjustments and keep things as clean as possible to protect your final painting.
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Colored Pencil Tutorial
In Colored Pencil 101, you’ll gain an understanding of how to use colored pencils and apply a variety of techniques to your own paper. Give yourself this helpful knowledge that will move you closer to getting the artistic results you want for your own drawings and paintings.
Colored Pencil Techniques
Using Colored Pencils
At some point in any given painting, you’ll want to make adjustments. In this free download, Greene explains the difference between adjusting wax or oil-based colored pencil marks as opposed to adjusting water-soluble colored pencil marks, as well as what happens when you use a solvent.
Colored Pencil Drawings!
You didn’t pick up your colored pencils to get frustrated. Having the advice and knowing these tips from Colored Pencil Art 101 will ensure that your colored pencil experience will start out positive because you’ll have all the basic information you need to create a colored pencil painting, and you’ll enjoy the process along the way.
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