colored pencils: a few tips and tricks
Most of the time I use watercolors to add color to my drawings but I have a special place in my heart for colored pencils. I've been using them to draw since I was a kid- they are affordable, easy to use and great for creating on the go. Today I thought I would share a few of my favorite tips and tricks for creating with colored pencils. There are all kinds of different brands of colored pencils out there but I prefer Prismacolor Colored Pencils- they are vibrant, really easy to layer, blend…
How to Blend Colored Pencil Drawings with Rubbing Alcohol - EmptyEasel.com
By Carrie Lewis in Art Tutorials > Drawing Tips Rubbing alcohol is a great solvent for colored pencils. It breaks down the wax binder in most colored pencils and allows the pigments to blend more like paint. It’s also wonderful for restoring the paper’s tooth. When compared to other available solvents, it’s much less toxic and much more accessible. I use rubbing alcohol in three main ways:Quick announcement - EmptyEasel has created a quicker, easier way for artists to have their own …
Colored Pencils - Blending Tutorial
This is a tutorial on how to blend colors with colored pencils. This is the way I do it, I'm sure there's plenty of methods on how to do this. Xhaerithi... Colored Pencils - Blending Tutorial
How to Color a Delicious Pink Lady Apple with Colored Pencils
How to Color a Delicious Pink Lady Apple with Colored Pencils. In this lesson I will give you tips on how to overlay colors, blend lights and shadows, and create textures.
This is my reproduction of a drawing from the book "Colored Pencil Solution Book" by Janie Gildow & Barbara Benedetti Newton. I found this book to be a great reference for colored pencil work. Medium: Prismacolor Pencil Date: 04/03
CP Horses - A Complete Colored Pencil Guide to Horses
Beautiful and captivating...who wouldn't want to learn to draw these powerful animals? And who better to learn from than master colored pencil artist, Cynthia Knox.