Drawing with Colored Pencils: Basic Blending Tips & Techniques

Emmy Kalia, Pencil Artist

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7 Videos (27m)
    • Intro

    • Materials

    • Blending Tips&Techniques

    • Mixing Colors (Color wheel)

    • Drawing a Sphere

    • Drawing a Realistic Apple

    • Your Turn


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. 

Share your work in progress and final drawings in the project gallery for feedback.

84 of 84 students recommendSee All

Great course from a talented teacher. I can recommend it to everyone eager to learn color pencil techniques.
Henk Van der Spek

Creative coder and art student

I enjoyed this course . I especially liked that the teacher is very encouraging . She made me want to draw more .
This was a good class for the basics. I liked the pace and the techniques.





Emmy Kalia

Pencil Artist

A pencil artist from Holland, drawing since august 2014.

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!