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Painting with Colored Pencils: A Beginner's Guide

Kendyll Hillegas, Artist & Illustrator

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16 Videos (52m)
    • Introduction

      2:14
    • Types of Colored Pencils

      3:03
    • Paper for Colored Pencils

      4:14
    • Other Materials: Sharpeners, blenders and brushes

      2:54
    • Mark Making: Your Colored Pencil Handwriting

      3:38
    • Building a Palette With Colored Pencils

      2:13
    • Making an Underpainting with Watercolor Pencils

      5:24
    • Working in Layers

      2:15
    • Starting with Midtones

      3:52
    • Adding Darkest Darks and Lightest Lights

      2:51
    • Blend with Odorless Mineral Spirits

      3:46
    • Layer, blend, repeat

      2:35
    • Burnishing: Another Way to Blend Once You’re Done Adding Layers

      2:19
    • Adding Highlights

      2:24
    • Final Thoughts

      0:28
    • Bonus: Full Process Demo

      7:37
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