Coloured Pencil Blog

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Nov 26, 2020

Watercolour pencil techniques

Various watercolour pencil techniques were used to depict this canal scene.

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Nov 26, 2020

Composing coloured pencil drawings

Composing coloured pencil drawings - a step by step example

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Nov 26, 2020

How to paint water with coloured pencils

How to paint water with coloured pencils - a discussion and step by step of a woodland stream coloured pencil piece

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Nov 26, 2020

Polychromos pencils tutorial - Tavy Rocks

Using Polychromos pencils follow along on a step by step as Peter draws this scene of rocks in a river in Devon, UK

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Nov 26, 2020

Dartmoor landscape drawing tutorial

This landscape drawing tutorial in coloured pencils shows the Bowerman Stone in Dartmoor, Devon, UK.

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Nov 26, 2020

Draw a garden archway in coloured pencils

How to draw a garden archway in coloured pencils. Tackle greenery, a brick arch and flowers

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Nov 26, 2020

Coloured pencil still life tutorial

Coloured pencil still life beginners tutorial of a bowl of fruit

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Nov 26, 2020

Coloured pencil drawing step by step

Coloured pencil drawing step by step demonstrations by Peter Weatherill - watch how he tackles different drawings

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Nov 25, 2020

Coloured pencil - the ideal medium?

Coloured pencil hub - get the basics of working with this medium here

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Nov 25, 2020

Does wax bloom affect your coloured pencil drawings?

What is wax bloom and how can you prevent and remove it from your coloured pencil drawings?

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Nov 25, 2020

Coloured pencil solvent

Using coloured pencil solvent to move the pigment on the paper after layering

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Nov 25, 2020

Painting and drawing tools

Painting and drawing tools for coloured pencil artists to keep at hand

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Nov 25, 2020

Fixative spray for coloured pencils. Is it safe?

Cautionary notes to read before using fixative spray on your coloured pencil artwork.

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Nov 25, 2020

lightfastness and why it is important

Lightfastness and why it is important when picking coloured pencils for your artwork.

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Nov 25, 2020

What is the pencil core made of?

The coloured pencil core consists of pigment, a binder and a strengthener. Learn about what is inside the pencil and how to take advantage of it.

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Nov 25, 2020

Wax or oil based pencils?

Wax or oil based pencils? Which do you prefer? Learn about the differences and how they are made.

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Nov 25, 2020

Wax pencils

An introduction to wax pencils for fine artwork pieces. Learn the best ways to use them

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Nov 25, 2020

Coloured Pencil Brand Differences

Coloured pencil brand differences across the international market. Wax, oil based, watercolour and pastel pencils are included.

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Nov 25, 2020

White nights watercolour pencils

White nights watercolour pencils from St Petersburg in Russia

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Nov 25, 2020

Spectrum Noir pencils

Spectrum Noir pencils - are these economical pencils suitable for colourists or artists?

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Nov 25, 2020

Staedtler pencils for the artist

Staedtler pencils include the Karat Aquarelle - branded as a student pencil should it be in your artist's coloured pencil toolbox?

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Nov 25, 2020

Royal Talens pencils

All about the Royal Talens line of coloured and watercolour pencils.

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Nov 25, 2020

Mitsubishi Uni Coloured Pencils

Mitsubishi Uni colouring pencils from Japan, tested against other brands

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Nov 25, 2020

Lyra rembrandt polycolor pencils

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor pencils - are they good enough for coloured pencil artists to use for their artwork?

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Nov 25, 2020

Koh I noor pencil options

Information about Koh I noor pencils, now available in the UK. Polycolor are non-soluble and Mondeluz are watercolour pencils.

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