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Coloured pencil hub - get the basics of working with this medium here
Tutorial - try a realistic drawing of a cat using colour pencils and learn how to draw eyes and fur texture
Coloured pencil drawing step by step demonstrations by Peter Weatherill - watch how he tackles different drawings
Mark making - the strokes we use when creating coloured pencil art. How to pick the best strokes to depict the subject of your drawing.
Coloured pencil techniques for manipulating the colour on the paper surface including indenting, resist, scratching, polishing and many more
Still life pencil drawing tips and tutorials
All about paper blending stumps and how you can use them for blending coloured pencils
Burnishing coloured pencil to produce a polished finished artwork.
Learn the important coloured pencil layering technique and why the order you apply the colour layers matters.
Pan pastels and their addition to your coloured pencil drawings
Draw trees using watercolour pencil techniques - basic steps for two step by step landscape drawing tutorials
Landscape drawing in colour pencil - tips and tutorials for areas such as skies, trees, bricks, stones and tiles
How to sharpen your pencil to get the best results. Great coloured pencil artwork depends on it!
How to use underpainting to achieve colour density in a coloured pencil painting. We cover various methods of creating an underpainting.
A look at the coloured pencil brands available in the UK. How they differ and how lightfast they are.
Doing a pencil test with a restricted range of colours and comparing coloured pencil brands against each other.
Mixed media techniques that involve coloured pencil with something else can be effective. We look at some options.
Try a coloured pencil and pastel drawing of a landscape - see how they work together to create a work of art
Pastel pencil brands available in the UK - how do they differ?
Pastel pencil sharpening - how to use a craft knife to ensure sharp points on your pastel pencils without wasting pigment
Demonstrations of using coloured pencil on black paper.
Pastel paper - choosing the surface for your pastel pencil artwork
The best paper for coloured pencils is a personal choice. We test the same pencils and image on different papers to see the results
Paper and pencil tests to see how 3 brands of coloured pencil behave on different papers
Stretching watercolour paper - how to do it and why we do it