You need to know about colour relationships and colour temperature and how they affect your artwork. You have that set of coloured pencils – student grade or artist grade and you have sorted them. Or, you have a smaller set of pencils, or single pencils, and you have layered them to create some new colours. Essentially, you have identified groups of colour wheel colours together. You know that putting some colours together look great, and you know that putting some colours … [Read more...] about What are colour relationships and how do you use them
UPDATED: June 11, 2020 As an artist starting in the coloured pencil medium, you may be confused by the range of coloured pencils available. You have a limited budget, yet you want to learn with the best available tools. Let's find out which are the best coloured pencils to use and why. This post will provide a quick introduction to using coloured pencils, which will be followed by examples of a green capsicum drawn with different types of pencils. Then this post will look at … [Read more...] about Which are the best coloured pencils – oil or wax – and why?
UPDATED: June 11, 2020 Do you know your colour relationships? Do you know how to place colour on a drawing or painting and not make mud? This post will show you how to get to know your coloured pencil colours by completing a colour wheel. It will also show how to find specific colour relationships by making and using colour relationship templates. Not just for coloured pencils We have discussed separately how to organise your art and craft supply stash, and how to get to … [Read more...] about 19 steps to complete a colour wheel and find colour relationships