One way that I like to add interesting or unusual visual texture to my colored pencil art is with “found” texture. This can be any type of texture you encounter in day-to-day life—whether dramatic or subtle, organic or inorganic. All you need to do is transfer the pattern to your paper, and it’s yours!
In this week’s article on EmptyEasel.com, I demonstrate three ways to transfer found texture, including tips on using textures such as this stone. You can read 3 Ways to Capture Texture for Colored Pencil Drawings here.