Tag: <span>Drawing Highlights</span>

Tag: Drawing Highlights

Drawing Vibrant Highlights with Colored Pencils

Sometime ago I wrote a post on drawing vibrant shadows to create strong contrast. There are two sides to strong contrast; shadows and highlights, so lets talk about drawing vibrant highlights today. The following reader question prompts today’s post. “I always admire the flowers or eyes that have highlighted white …

How to Make Your Subject Stand Out

Do you know how to make your subject stand out in every drawing? Ideally, you plan in advance to make your subject stand out before you ever put pencil to paper. You do that by “setting the stage” around your subject so whatever you’re drawing naturally takes center stage. But …

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