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Lightfastness and why it is important when picking coloured pencils for your artwork.
A line and wash tutorial for beginners in watercolour pencils. Paint a harbour scene of Polperro in Cornwall, UK
Learn how to use watercolor pencils and try a simple beginners tutorial
A step-by-step demonstration showing how to create an Italian street scene using watercolour pencils from Caran d'Ache
Coloured pencil techniques for manipulating the colour on the paper surface including indenting, resist, scratching, polishing and many more
A look at the coloured pencil brands available in the UK. How they differ and how lightfast they are.
Learn about the caran d'ache range of artists coloured pencils and watercolour pencils from Switzerland
Tutorial - try a realistic drawing of a cat using colour pencils and learn how to draw eyes and fur texture
Prismacolor premier coloured pencils and their availability in the UK. Quality issues?
Pastel pencil sharpening - how to use a craft knife to ensure sharp points on your pastel pencils without wasting pigment
Pastel pencil brands available in the UK - how do they differ?
Demonstrations of using coloured pencil on black paper.
Coloured pencil art - the basic skills required for creating stunning works of art in coloured pencil
Watercolor pencils are versatile and can be used in many different ways. Pick up some tips and watch a step by step project take shape.
Pan pastels and their addition to your coloured pencil drawings
Using colored pencil solvent to move the pigment on the paper after layering
A high contrast drawing helps to show form and dimension in your artwork
How to use underpainting to achieve colour density in a coloured pencil painting. We cover various methods of creating an underpainting.
Coloured pencil brand differences across the international market. Wax, oil based, watercolour and pastel pencils are included.
What is colour theory and why should coloured pencil artist be aware of it? How can it help you choose the best colours for your drawing.
How to use a basic colour wheel to create coloured pencil art using harmonious colour schemes with contrast in value and colour temperature
Still life pencil drawing - basic concepts to keep in mind when planning your realistic piece of artwork, including negative space
Drawing a boat - an easy to follow method of getting the shape of your boat correct in your drawing and how to add a realistic reflection
Composing coloured pencil drawings - a step by step example
An introduction to wax pencils for fine artwork pieces. Learn the best ways to use them