Color a realistic bird with Panpastel and Colored pencils | Emmy Kalia | Skillshare

Color a realistic bird with Panpastel and Colored pencils

Emmy Kalia, Pencil Artist

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8 Lessons (1h 50m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Sketch & Materials

    • 3. Bird: Head

    • 4. Bird: Wing

    • 5. Bird: Breast 1

    • 6. Bird: Breast 2

    • 7. Tree trunk

    • 8. Background


About This Class

Coloring with colored pencils can take a lot of time. If you use Panpastel for the underpainting you will be able to color twice as fast as before! 

In this class I will show you how to use panpastel and how to combine it with colored pencils. We are going to draw a bird (kingfisher) where we use panpastel for the underpainting and the colored pencils for the details. You will be able to follow along step by step. Panpastel works really fast, blends really well and is great for backgrounds too.

If you haven't used panpastel before Im sure you will love it as much as I do!

Materials: Pastel paper, Panpastel and Colored pencils

Panpastel colors: 740.5, 100.5, 220.5, 380.1, 520.1, 270.5, 380.5, 740.3, 840.8, 840.7, 580.5, 660.5

Luminance: White, silver grey, lemon yellow, apricot, orange, light malachite green, turquoise blue, light blue, ice blue, russet, burnt sienna, prussian blue, sepia 50%, sepia, slate grey, yellow ochre, primerose

Polychromos: light yellow ochre, earth green yellowish, olive green yellowish, burnt siena, van-dyck-brown, prussian blue, dark indigo, black

If you want to practice with colored pencils first. I have a class about basic blending Tips & Techniques.

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