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 …

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 …

The Basics of Reflected Light

Let’s talk a little bit about reflected light basics today. You’ve probably heard me mention reflected light in various tutorials and maybe even in a class if you’ve taken one of those. It’s time to define what I’m talking about. What is Reflected Light? Reflected light is light that comes …

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 …

How to Make Drawings Look Less Flat

New artists constantly confront a handful of challenges, no matter what medium they use. For those who like their work to look realistic, the biggest challenge is learning to make drawings look less flat. That was the subject of a recent reader question. Carrie, I have attached my drawing of …

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