Painting with Colored Pencils: A Beginner's Guide Staff Pick

Kendyll Hillegas, Artist & Illustrator

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16 Lessons (52m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:14
    • 2. Types of Colored Pencils

      3:03
    • 3. Paper for Colored Pencils

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

      2:54
    • 5. Mark Making: Your Colored Pencil Handwriting

      3:38
    • 6. Building a Palette With Colored Pencils

      2:13
    • 7. Making an Underpainting with Watercolor Pencils

      5:24
    • 8. Working in Layers

      2:15
    • 9. Starting with Midtones

      3:52
    • 10. Adding Darkest Darks and Lightest Lights

      2:51
    • 11. Blend with Odorless Mineral Spirits

      3:46
    • 12. Layer, blend, repeat

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

      2:19
    • 14. Adding Highlights

      2:24
    • 15. Final Thoughts

      0:28
    • 16. Bonus: Full Process Demo

      7:37
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