Are you always 100% happy after you finish a painting?
It's a great question and Colin answers it with his experience of over 30 years doing professional artwork.
We also talk about the Baby Orangutan picture and why Colin chose to do this picture.
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In this episode we answer a whole host of questions regarding:
- What Paper to use for black and white pastel work
- What to do with excess pastel
- Aquarelle Graphite Pictures
- Double Mounting your own work
- Watercolour Painting Basics (Colin's style)
- Sharpening Methods
- Using Colour Shapers
In this week's show Colin talks about the various tones involved in making up a portrait. We also discuss watercolour paper and finally share some of your journey's to discovering pastel pencils.
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In this episode we start of talking about the variety of soft pastels used in Colin's pictures and the pencil pressure of applying base colours. We then talk about pricing your artwork and discuss what is a good figure to charge for amateur/semi professional artwork.
Lastly we discuss substituting colours from the Faber-Castell with the Stabilo range and how to protect your finished pastel pencil pictures.
This week we answer questions regarding art projectors, tracing and free hand drawing. We also discuss the director of the grain in pastel paper and a new range of 72 soft pastels coming to our store.
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This week we talk about the ability of the great artists to create impressionism. Up close a picture may look like it has no form but from a distance it looks completely realistic.
We also talk about graphite pencils to use for watercolour work, the lightfastness of pastel pencils and drawing trees.
Things mentioned in the show:
Drawing Leaves video: https://www.colinbradleyart.com/home/drawing-leaves-using-pastel-pencil-techniques/
John Constable Article: https://www.colinbradleyart.com/home/how-i-shocked-myself-with-1-painting-and-every-painting-after-that/
Graphite Pencil Set: https://colinbradleyartstore.co.uk/shop/graphite-pencil-set-hb-b-f-faber-castell/
Box of 60 Faber-Castell Pencils on sale: https://colinbradleyartstore.co.uk/shop/box-60-faber-castell-pitt-pastel-pencils/
In the first podcast of the New Year we discuss using Cream and Ivory coloured pastel papers and the options you have if you can only find these tones. We discuss sand paper and also combining pan pastels with pastel pencils.
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