Sharpen Your Skills
Colored pencils aren’t just for kids and coloring books. They’re a powerful medium for sophisticated, expressive art making — once you know how to use them. Four professionals will teach you techniques for mixing colors, creating light and volume, photo-realism, and capturing skin tone. We’ll explore blending, solvents, surfaces, hatching, color theory, even ways to hold a pencil and keep it sharp. Packed (37 demos!) full of insights and tips.
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What's in this Course
Dozens of step-by-step demonstrations; from photorealistic drawing to illustration
Learn to blend vivid colors and subtle gradations
Get magical effects with water-soluble pencils
Create bright and bold colors
Meet Our Instructors
Getting to know your Pencils
Layering, Blending, and Burnishing
Using a Blending Stick
Creating a Sense of Depth
Making Color Decisions and Taking Risks
And 60 more lessons!
“I had no experience with colored pencils and now I feel childish joy exploring the materials, longing for discovering all the possibilities in this course. It really is great fun.”
-Irah F, Bergen, Netherlands
“This course gave me some coloured pencil revelations! I never knew that I'd love them so much. I had no idea that they would become one of my favorite mediums!”
-Aleesha S, Chiangmai, Thailand
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