Coloured Pencil Blog

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Jun 16, 2020

Coloured pencil backgrounds

coloured pencil backgrounds that add to your artwork. Various methods of creating interesting backgrounds.

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Jun 16, 2020

Pastel pencil drawing

Pastel pencil drawing step by step - Annecy Reflections - created for Caran d'Ache

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Jun 08, 2020

Drawing papers for coloured pencil art

How to choose from all the drawing papers available which is the best surface for your coloured pencil work

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Jun 04, 2020

uk copyright law as it relates to art

UK copyright law - what you should know as an artist - what are the rules about copying

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Apr 02, 2020

Watercolour pencil tutorial - Italian Street Scene

Watercolour pencil tutorial - a walkthrough of the Italian Street Scene as we paint it in watercolour pencils

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Apr 02, 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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Apr 02, 2020

Painting Venice in watercolour pencils

Continue painting venice in watercolour pencils - buildings, gondolier and the water finish our artwork

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Apr 02, 2020

Dartmoor landscape drawing tutorial

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

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Apr 02, 2020

Grid method drawing

Grid method drawing and other transfer techniques to get the outline onto your drawing paper

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Apr 02, 2020

Line and Wash using watercolour pencils

A line and wash tutorial for beginners in watercolour pencils. Paint a harbour scene of Polperro in Cornwall, UK

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Apr 02, 2020

Photo References

Using photo references for your art - should you or shouldn't you?

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Apr 02, 2020

Drawing on black paper using pastels and coloured pencil

This drawing on black paper shows a Lake District cottage doorway - step by step in pastels and coloured pencils

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Apr 02, 2020

Mixed media techniques

Mixed media techniques that involve coloured pencil with something else can be effective. We look at some options.

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Apr 02, 2020

Mixed media tutorial

Follow along with this mixed media tutorial using Pastels and coloured pencil techniques - Cyprus Abbey Archway

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Apr 02, 2020

Pan pastels

Pan pastels and their addition to your coloured pencil drawings

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Apr 01, 2020

Pastel pencil sharpening

Pastel pencil sharpening - how to use a craft knife to ensure sharp points on your pastel pencils without wasting pigment

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Apr 01, 2020

Pastel pencils basics

Pastel pencils - how they differ from normal coloured pencils and how to use them to create detailed works of art.

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Apr 01, 2020

Pastel pencil brands

Pastel pencil brands available in the UK - how do they differ?

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Apr 01, 2020

Watercolour pencil techniques

Learn watercolour pencil techniques as you follow along with this painting of Brokken Bridge in Yorkshire.

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Apr 01, 2020

Watercolour pencil techniques

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

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Apr 01, 2020

How to draw trees in watercolour pencil

Draw trees using watercolour pencil techniques - basic steps for two step by step landscape drawing tutorials

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Apr 01, 2020

How to use watercolour pencils

Learn how to use watercolour pencils and try a simple beginners tutorial

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Apr 01, 2020

Underpainting coloured pencil with watercolour pencils

Underpainting coloured pencil with watercolour pencils

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Mar 31, 2020

Watercolour pencils

Watercolour pencils are versatile and can be used in many different ways. Pick up some tips and watch a step by step project take shape.

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Mar 30, 2020

Drawing reflections in water

Drawing reflections in water and how they are affected by your viewpoint.

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