Drawing

How to create Three-Dimensional Shapes with Colored Pencils

Colored Pencil Blending with Geometric Shape & Shading

Colored Pencil Techniques with Geometric shapes & Shading-Draw your circle and use your favorite darker color to follow the contour of the circle. This is called contour hatching. Use heavier stroke pressure as you go towards the shadow. Then blend with a colorless pencil blender. Use a sand eraser for the reflected light between the cast shadow and the shadow. Check out the video below for a demonstration of this technique.

After blending with colorless pencil blender

How to use a Colored Pencil Blender

For this tutorial, I used mixed media drawing paper, Prisma colored pencils and the Prisma colored pencil blenders. Have fun and experiment with different brands or colored pencils and color pencil blenders.

The purpose of a colored pencil blender is to take two of your colored pencils and make them look smoother as well as mix the two colors. So the yellow and orange combine to make a beautiful yellow-orange. You could use this in drawing a sunset or a piece of fruit.

How to Use a Colored Pencil Burnisher

The purpose of a colored pencil burnisher is to give your colored pencils a shine. It also makes them look smoother but not as good in my opinion, as the colored pencil blender. ]

For this tutorial, I used mixed media drawing paper, Prisma colored pencils and the Derwent burnisher for colored pencils. Have fun and experiment with different brands or colored pencils and color pencil burnishers.

How to use a Full Blender with Colored Pencils

How to Draw an Elelephant from Basic Shapes

My Monster Doodle

My version of a monster doodle. I started by tracing the bottom of my water bottle & the cap for the eyes and improvised the rest. I would love to see any artwork you try inspired from this video. Please, share the video. Sharing my art, art lessons and (virtual) art teaching is one way I feel I can give back. Follow me on YouTube for more art videos.