Pastel Pencil Blog

Regular Articles and Videos added by Colin Bradley


Girl with a Pearl Earring | Time Lapse in Pastel

In this video Colin reproduces Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring". Watch the 3 hour Demonstration inside our ALL membership. Become a member here. We're proud to say we collaborated with artist Taylor Waters and the launch of her song "Little Sister" Produced by [...]

By | 2019-04-04T12:53:23+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Portraits|0 Comments

Advice for Laura’s Puffin Background

Laura sent in her lovely picture of the Puffin project from our website and requested some advice on the background. Laura has a membership and part of the service is that she can receive tips and advice on her artwork. Laura writes: Colin, Attached is [...]

By | 2019-04-11T11:00:22+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Animal Tips, Picture Feedback, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

How to Draw a Daffodil | Pastel Pencil Tutorial

In this clip Colin shows you techniques behind drawing daffodils using Pastel Pencils. This video is from our full course which you can access with our membership or on Udemy. ➡️ Access ALL Flower courses for just $5 by clicking here ➡️ Enrol on Udemy [...]

By | 2019-03-21T12:00:42+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Still Life Tips|0 Comments

Why I Use Base Colours To Achieve My Final Tone

One of our members, Laura, sent in a great question regarding layering colours. With all the new pastel pencils and colours available now, is it necessary to layer base colours to get your desired effect or can you simply jump to the colour you want? [...]

By | 2019-03-20T12:40:36+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Advice on Maria’s Boxer Dog Pastel Pencil Picture – Shading Help

One of our members Maria sent in her pastel pencil picture of the Boxer Dog project. This is a picture that you can learn to draw with membership to our website. As a member she can send in her artwork and receive tips on areas [...]

By | 2019-03-16T18:16:02+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Picture Feedback|0 Comments