Series: Advanced Coloured Pencil Techniques. PART 2: Getting to know coloured pencils

Jennifer Hawkyard, Artist, Illustrator, Creator and Teacher

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7 Videos (30m)
    • Introduction

    • Transferring Your Sketch

    • Outline Your Sketch

    • Thinking About Colour

    • Textures And Pattern

    • Tread Lightly

    • Wrap-up


About This Class

This part 2 of my 3 part series on advanced colouring pencil techniques. If you haven't taken part 1 yet, then please head over here and give it a whirl!

In part 2 you will learn:

  • How to transfer your sketch (from part 1) to your final piece of paper
  • Learn and explore pattern and texture techniques with the coloured pencils
  • Explore colour schemes 
  • Start the base layer of your drawing with the coloured pencils.

This class is suitable for beginners or those with knowledge of drawing techniques.


The end result of the series will be to create an artwork something like this:


12 of 12 students recommendSee All

I’m enjoying this series very much. I’m watching them all before beginning. I’ve watched parts 1 and 2 so far. Beautiful work, so creative, ideas are bubbling up. I really like the colored pencil instruction as well. Jennifer offers lots of ideas about creating color palettes and creating patterns using simple lines. Very fun, beautiful artwork, and Jennifer is a generous teacher.
This class is a continuation of class one in a three part series, how to transfer drawing to colored paper, getting details of texture and color penciled in and refining the composition. Now on to class 3





Jennifer Hawkyard

Artist, Illustrator, Creator and Teacher

I'm an artist and illustrator working in rural west Wales. When I'm not stalking the countryside looking for inspiration with my long legged hound I'm hunched over my desk drawing whatever critter has dropped by to say hello.

After a successful career as a Graphic Designer and Art Director working in Ontario, Canada, I took the leap and quit my day job to move back to my homeland and pursue a full-time career in my first love - art and illustration. I now work full-time as an a...

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