In this episode Colin talks about the benefits of the shadow picture series we have been adding over the past few weeks. In a similar way to graphite work, it helps you to understand and see the principles of contrast and subtlety of tone. We discuss a new train shadow picture Colin has completed this week as well as a new coloured pencil landscape using the set of 12 luminance pencils. Hear about the new techniques Colin has picked up in this new coloured pencil picture and stay tuned for all our coloured pencil classes coming soon!
In this episode we look at the comparisons between watercolour, pastel pencil and coloured pencils. What techniques has Colin transferred from watercolour and pastel into his coloured pencil work? He offers some new tips that he has found with his latest picture and what he's got planned for the future.
In this weeks episode we check in with Colin's progress on his coloured pencil work. We discuss some of the techniques he is learning and also some of the similarities between coloured pencils and pastel pencils including the potential for over blending. Using a solvent can be a lot like a colour shaper and we discuss how to use both of these tools to maximise your results. We also talk about why Colin chose Dark Grey PastelMat for the shadow series of pictures and the warm undertones he creates before getting to black.
In this episode Colin gives an update on his coloured pencil work, showing his latest 3 pictures of 2 landscapes and 1 butterfly. We discuss how he achieved such incredible effects using the pencils and various challenges he faced. Colin also offers some advice on drawing chrome using pastel pencils.
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We check in with Colin and find out how his new coloured pencil picture went. Hear the ups and downs and his perseverance paid off to produce a stunning end result. He also shares a new technique that works brilliantly for coloured pencil backgrounds. Hear all about this and techniques that others have sent in to us in the last week.
In this episode Colin gives us an update on his coloured pencil pictures. He talks about how he is trying to make coloured pencils more achievable to those starting out by keeping materials you need to a minimum and keeping the techniques straight-forward. Hear his progress and process of working with them in this week's podcast.
In this episode Colin gives an update on working with colouring pencils and how his approach is evolving. We talk about creating a method that is achievable for students wishing to do coloured pencil work. We also discuss drawing animal backgrounds and the variations you can do. Colin offers tips if the subject is in full view on the ground or just a head and shoulders portrait.
In this episode Colin updates us on his experience with using coloured pencils. He talks about the first picture that he has filmed for release and the combination of pan pastels and coloured pencils. We also discuss some tips that have been sent into us which he will be trying as well as combining watercolour with the pencils in future projects.