Category: <span>Reader Questions</span>

Category: Reader Questions

2 Colored Pencil Questions and 1 Tech Question

Q&A Month continues with 2 colored pencil questions and 1 tech question. Let’s get straight to the questions. Making the Transition from Graphite to Colored Pencils I am a beginner to sketching and creating art. So far I have been practicing sketching with pencils and some charcoal. I can see …

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Colored Pencil Methods

Some time ago, I asked and answered a selection of questions frequently asked by readers and students about colored pencils. Since this is Q&A Month, I’d like to tackle another set of reader questions: questions about colored pencil methods. 1. What Are Your Favorite Colored Pencil Methods? For most of …

How to Draw Carpet with Colored Pencil

I have learned so much from you in my learning of art work with colored pencils over the past few months, and I thank you for that. I’ve been searching for something lately and not really finding good answers. I need to figure out how to draw/color carpet with colored …

Is Tracing Cheating? My Opinion

I love getting questions from readers (what blogger doesn’t?) The readers who ask questions also love getting answers. It’s long been my practice to answer each question as I receive it, personally and directly. But some of the questions are so good, I know other readers are wondering the same …

How Can I Make a Colored Pencil Drawing Look Like an Oil Painting?

What are the best ways to make a colored pencil drawing look like an oil painting? Whenever anyone asks me this question, it’s almost certain they want to know about color application, method, and so on. That is, after all, what we usually think about when it comes to colored …

Mixing Watercolor Pencils and Colored Pencils

What is the best way of mixing watercolor pencils and colored pencils? I don’t use watercolors and colored pencils very often, but I have used water soluble colored pencils. When I do, I use a couple of different methods, depending on the requirements of each drawing. One of those methods …

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