The third and final part in the series on using the complementary underpainting method for landscape painting in colored pencil is now available on

If you’ve followed this series, you’ll want to read Finishing Up a Traditional Colored Pencil Landscape Painting.

If you missed them, the previous two parts can also be read at the EmptyEasel website.

Part 1, How to Draw a Complementary Underpainting for your Green Landscape, focused on creating a red underpainting for the landscape. If you missed it or would like a review, click here.

Part 2, How to Add Rich, Vibrant Color on Top of Your Colored Pencil Underpainting describes the first round in layering color over the finished underpainting. You can read it here.