Tag: <span>Backgrounds for Colored Pencil</span>

Tag: Backgrounds for Colored Pencil

How to Draw a Blurred Background

During December’s question and answer session, a reader asked how to draw a blurred background. I gave a general answer and a few tips, but didn’t have more specific information. Today’s post is a step-by-step showing how I drew a blurred background. Although quite long, this tutorial covers only the …

How to Draw a Blurry Background

Today’s subject is how to draw a blurry background. Here is the reader question. I would like to know how muted backgrounds are done. It’s where all the background looks like it’s melted. No specific item is clear. Please help. I am understanding the question to refer to soft focus, …

Making Dark Backgrounds with Watercolor Pencils

This post continues a series on making dark backgrounds for colored pencil work. We’ve already looked at simply drawing the background or drawing on black or dark papers. The most recent post on the subject was about using India ink to under paint a dark background. So it’s time to …

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