Drawing with Colored Pencils: Basic Blending Tips & Techniques

Emmy Kalia, Pencil Artist

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7 Videos (27m)
    • Intro

      1:12
    • Materials

      2:23
    • Blending Tips&Techniques

      5:46
    • Mixing Colors (Color wheel)

      2:36
    • Drawing a Sphere

      5:20
    • Drawing a Realistic Apple

      8:47
    • Your Turn

      1:09
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About This Class

This class is perfect for beginners and anyone who would like to learn more about colored pencils.

In this class you will learn everything about drawing with colored pencils and how to achieve a realistic look. I will share blending tips and basic techniques, I will show you how colors mix together.

I will show you how to look at light and shadows in an object and you will learn how to look at details in a reference photo to make your drawing realistic.

At the end of this class you will have a better understanding of shading and blending with colored pencils. 

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Great tips!
I loved the detaila nd the explanation of her supplies. Very patient and very helpful tips.
colored pencil classes are scarce on skillshare, and the amazingly talented Emmy Kalia does a wonderful job explaining the techniques expressed throughout this medium

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I believe when it comes to drawing, it's not all about talent, it's about having the motivation to become better. I have learned so much through practice alone. If I can do it, you can do it!

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