Tag: <span>Colored Pencil Lesson</span>

Tag: Colored Pencil Lesson

How To Draw Trees with Colored Pencil

So how do you draw trees with colored pencils? Is there a “best way” to draw them far away and up close? That’s what Paula is asking today. Here’s her question: Hi Carrie, I’m having trouble with trees and leaves.  Trees in the distance aren’t too bad but as they …

How to Draw Dark Backgrounds

Let’s talk about one of the easier ways I know to draw dark backgrounds with colored pencils. You’ve heard me talk about emphasizing your subject by creating contrast between the subject and the things around it. The sample for that article was a yellow flag, which I showed against a …

1 Way to Draw Realistic Landscape Greens

Is there a sure-fire way to draw realistic landscape greens most of the time? Short answer, yes. The question is, what’s the best solution for you? I can’t answer that question for anyone but myself, but I can share with you the method that helps me draw landscapes that look …

How to Start a Drawing with Watercolor Colored Pencils

Today I want to share a drawing method that’s both fun and potentially time saving. What is it? Drawing with watercolor colored pencils. Making art with colored pencils is time-consuming. If you like detail and want to do anything larger than 11×14, you should plan on spending hours in the …

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