Kelly Hoernig, author of Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media, explains some basic colored pencil techniques in this exclusive excerpt.
If you plan it well, you could create botanical art en plein air in just about any medium, but colored pencil is a convenient way to capture the beauty of flowers and plants.
Scumbling (a colored pencil technique) offers control and very smooth, even application where you don’t see any strokes. Learn more in this free article!
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Get Great Texture with the Right Colored Pencil Techniques It is my not-so-humble opinion that colored pencil is such an underrated medium, given how easy they are to work with. They’re easily portable, don’t make a lot of mess, and so versatile to work with, given that they can stand on their own or be...
Learn How to Paint Glass Glass is a study of contradictions. Both durable and terribly fragile at the same time, it’s often able to withstand heat but shatters when dropped; it can be perfectly clear and see-through, or cloudy and opaque, blocking out the light and distorting reflections. It is both utilitarian in the...
Don’t let the title fool you; even if you’re experienced with this medium, you may learn something new.
The winter 2015 issue of Drawing magazine introduces us to the work of four artists who use colored pencil to create tightly rendered drawings of very different varieties.
The winter 2015 issue of Drawing focuses on two related themes: color and nature. We look at how several artists are using colored pencil to create luminous, chromatic, convincingly rendered images. We also look at the work of artists past and present who set out to draw subjects from the natural world or who...
Sandra Angelo explains how to draw flowers and choose the best photo reference so you can have a strong start on your own flower drawing.
Read my exclusive interview with colored pencil artist Kristy Ann Kutch, who has taught more than 200 workshops, is a published author and has 3 new DVDs.