In this episode we talk about how Colin achieves a "harmony" throughout his pictures, using the Two Pretty Birds picture as an example. We also discuss how the colour of the paper can influence your pictures and Colin explains why dark grey PastelMat is becoming one of his favourite papers to use.
Other topics for this week include drawing tree leaves, Tiziano Ingres and off-white papers.
In this episode we answer your questions and talk about Colin's recent pictures in PastelMat. Questions we cover include:
- Copyrighting your Pastel Paintings
- Erasing and Blending on PastelMat
- Drawing the Northern Lights
- Correcting Over Application with Fixing
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In this episode Colin begins talking about his process of choosing pictures and challenging himself. We also recount some key turning points in his career and inspirations.
We also talk about impressionism, the new picture Hopalong Cassidy and which base colours to use on darker paper.
In this episode we cover a number of your emails and questions. We discuss:
> Laying down too much base colour
> How much pressure to use with Pastel Pencils
> Differences between using warm and cool tones
> Building base colours
Items mentioned on the show:
> Harry's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqp5eHE8m8UlviPD20Ra52w
> Harry's Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Video Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev3uJVqoEm0&feature=youtu.be
> Harry's Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Written Review: http://www.theartgearguide.com/home/faber-castell-pitt-pastel-pencils
> The Art Gear Guide Website: http://www.theartgearguide.com/
> Faber-Castell Colour Chart: www.colinbradleyart.co.uk/home/new-faber-castell-colour-chart/
> Link to Feedback Show #43: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6GFf-UkAgQ
In this podcast Colin shares his experience of teaching in person classes. We also answer your questions including:
- Drawing Black & White Portraits
- Storing Pictures
- Drawing your own pictures
- Drawing white hairs over a background
- Filling Paper with enough Pastel
- Painting animals with watercolour
HO HO HO!!
We cover a lot of topics in this last show before the New Year:
> Crushing the paper and how many base colours to lay
> How to make animals more realistic by interpreting what you see
> Choosing colours for portraits
> Which graphite pencils to use for a graphite project
> Drawing Bricks and Buildings
> Using Sand Paper for Pastel Pencils
We end the show with a couple of success stories which we hope will inspire others to see what they can achieve.
Merry Christmas and have Happy New Year! Here's to all the stunning projects coming out in 2018!
In this episode we answer a number of questions including:
Struggling with watercolour
Blending vs Not Blending
Sharpening Soft Pastels
Copying Victorian Paintings out of Copyright
Working from Dark to Light
Laminating your work.
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