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Colored Pencil Techniques: How to Paint Fruit Video Download

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Join artists Kristy Kutch for a complete lesson in painting fruit with colored pencil.

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You will love this video workshop if:

  • You want to learn colored pencil techniques
  • You like to use colored pencil in your art
  • You are a fan of Kristy Kutch’s art and instruction

Learn insider techniques for drawing bountiful fruit on a tinted background with expert and artist Kristy Kutch. Start your exploration of colored pencil with a complete intriduction to the medium and an overview of the tools needed to get started. Next, Kristy will guide you along in lessons for completing accurate line drawings and how to transfer them to your surface. Learn techniques for creating a quick and easy blended background using a dissolving medium. Build layers on the blended background with rich color as you add in texture and details that will leave you with a stunning painting of fruit. If you love to paint in colored pencil, this is the video workshop for you!

In Colored Pencil Techniques: How to Paint Fruit you will find:

  • 125 minutes of step-by-step instructions for layering, blending, burnishing and more
  • Insider tips for correcting mistakes
  • Demonstrations for mixing color for rich and realistic results

Watch a preview now of Colored Pencil Techniques: How to Paint Fruit

About the Author
Using a friendly, relaxed, enthusiastic, and supportive style of teaching, Kristy has conducted over 200 painting workshops nationwide for students of all ages. Cultivating the enthusiasm of her students, Kristy tailors her instruction to beginners and accomplished artists alike. A contributor to various colored pencil publications such as The Best of Colored Pencil, Exploring Color and Colored Pencil Explorations, Kristy has also authored several art instruction books and videos including Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil.

To get the most out of your colored pencils, make sure you take a look at the other video workshops in this series:

Watercolor Pencil Techniques - How to Paint Flowers
Colored Pencil Techniques - Easy Landscape Painting


  1. Introduction
  2. Materials
  3. Explore Your Subject & Composition
  4. Prepare a Background
  5. Create an Underpainting
  6. Incise the Surface
  7. Layer First Colors
  8. Develop with Additional Layers
  9. Add Shadows & Intensify Color

Demo Surface
4-ply museum board

Other Colored Pencil Surfaces
Stonehenge paper
Hot-press watercolor paper
Sanded pastel paper
Bristol board (regular-finish)
Drafting film

Colored Pencils
Permanent artist-grade colored pencils in a variety of colors (also called “traditional”, “waxy”, or “dry”). Kristy uses Caran d’ache Pablos &


BLUEBERRIES: Apricot, Light Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue, Ice Blue, Gray Blue, Violet

RED CHERRY: Orange, Scarlet, Carmine, Vermillion, Yellow

BLACK CHERRY: Moss Green, Scarlet, Carmine, Purple Violet, Perylene Brown

CHERRY STEMS: Spring Green, Olive Green

SHADOWS: Ice Blue, Prussian Blue and any reflected colors

NECTARINE: Yellow, Bismuth Yellow, Moss Green, Apricot, Orange, Scarlet, Carmine, Vermillion, Perylene Brown

STRAWBERRY: Yellow, Carmine, Scarlet, Vermillion

STRAWBERRY LEAVES: Alizarin Crimson, Spring Green, Olive Green, Dark Sap Green, Perylene Brown

Blending Tools
Blending markers (such as a brush-style solvent marker)
Blending pencil
Blending brush (bristle brush with a “crew cut”)
Pastel sponges
Tortillions and stomps

Cheap Joe’s Spatter Screen (for special effects)
Drafting brush (use sparingly, since the very crumbs have pigment and can cause streaking)
Drafting vellum (for line drawings and transfers)
Erasers (battery-powered white vinyl eraser; include sandpaper or an emery board for cleaning the eraser)
Lifting tools (easy-peel removable cellophane tape, reusable adhesive, also known as “sticky tack”, “Blue Tack”, and “poster putty”)
Newspapers (to place underneath the art surface for an extra-soft effect on my strokes
Pencil sharpener (electric or hand-held)
Stylus (for incising)

Additional Information

SKU T5355
Product Type Video Download
Runtime 125 minutes
Instructor Kristy Ann Kutch
Skills Paint
Media Colored Pencil
Product Fulfillment N/A
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