In this quick video clip Colin will show you how to draw a realistic African Serval Ear. You'll learn how to layer colours from light to dark using Pastel Pencils to create stunning effects. The pencils he uses are Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils and on [...]
In this 8 minute video Colin shows you how to draw Squirrel Fur. Watch the techniques behind using Pastel Pencils to create the "impression" of fur on the paper. ➡️ Get access to 200+ Courses. ➡️ Try our FREE Courses.
Making white appear bright over other colours is a common dilemma when using Pastel Pencils. One of our students Judy experienced this recently and sent in the following email: I have a question using a white pastel pencil to highlight and add finishing strokes over [...]
In this episode of the Podcast Colin talks about his reproduction of Renoir's "The Apple Seller" in Pastel. We discuss: - How you approach a picture that is more impressionistic compared to realism - what aspect of realistic pictures requires an impressionistic touch? - How [...]
Robyn sent in her picture of the Peaches project asking for some advice. Robyn writes: "So...a few things... 1. I am still new at pastels and so I'm not always sure if I'm pressing too hard; 2. Blending edges is hard for me. I didn't [...]