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.
In this podcast we discuss a new venture Colin's exploring which we're really excited to talk about and hope you're as excited to see what it brings. Before this, we talk about what it was like doing the new range of greytone pictures and how far he's progressed since his first picture. Lastly, we discuss signing your pictures including what medium to use, where to sign and whether you should date your work.
In this episode Colin offers advice for creating a contrast with the background and a subject and how to overcome any areas where the subject may appear to blend in with the background. We also talk about printing out a sand coloured outline drawing onto white paper and if this would have the same effect as sand coloured pastel paper. Lastly, we talk about creating outlines and the process in which Colin goes through to create a basic outline for students.
In this episode Colin and Steve talk about doing your artwork in the evenings or early mornings and when is the most productive time for them. Colin discusses not tackling anything too tricky in the evening so you can leave your work at a good place. We also offer some tips and advice for our members including help with skies and choosing colours.
Pictures referenced in the show: https://www.colinbradleyart.com/home/early-morning-or-late-night-podcast-250/
Through helping one of our students with her picture, Colin discusses finding contrast within a subject of the picture and also the components of the picture itself. How do you make the subjects 'pop'? How do you subdue the background and draw attention to the areas you want people to see? In this podcast Colin offers lots of great advice for students drawing from their own references.
We also discuss how using a general white charcoal pencil and a double ended eraser can get you out of a tricky situation.
In this podcast we answer some of your questions and offer tips and advice on some of our members work. We talk about the importance of sharp pencils with zipping in whiskers, choosing colours for a dog and how changing one small part of a painting can affect the whole bias of the picture.
See the pictures we discuss on this week's show on our website: https://www.colinbradleyart.com/home/about-us/latest-news/