A mistake made with colored pencils dooms the painting.

A lot of people believe that.

I used to believe that. I’ve trashed more paintings than I care to name because I made what I thought was an irreparable mistake.

But not every mistake is major and not every major mistake is fatal. I’ve learned a lot of ways to remove, cover up, conceal or otherwise deal with mistakes in judgment and technique with colored pencils.

Today’s article on EmptyEasels.com deals with one such method. Learn how to fix mistakes made with water-soluble colored pencils here.