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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

Advice on Bea’s White Cat – Pricing & Posting Artwork

Bea is a recent member that completed this picture of a White Cat. As a member Bea can request advice on her picture. She would like help with the whiskers and also wants sell this picture and post it abroad. Bea writes: Please can you [...]

By | 2019-03-16T17:42:12+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Framing, Fixing & Pricing, Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Advice on a Pastel Background for Marie-anne’s Parrots Picture

Marie-anne sent in her stunning picture of the Two Parrots which she drew from our website. Marie-anne is a member and can access the courses we have on offer as well as send in her work for advice and tips. In her email, Marie-anne asks [...]

By | 2019-03-12T14:29:51+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Animal Tips, Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Curtain, Jug and Fruit by Paul Cézanne in Pastel Pencils

Our 4th Advanced Demonstration that we added in February 2019 is an impressionistic painting - “Curtain, Jug and Fruit” by Paul Cézanne. Our Pastel Pencil demonstrations show advanced techniques and are designed to show how far you can push the pastel pencil medium. We are venturing [...]

By | 2019-03-11T15:02:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Podcasts, Still Life Tips|0 Comments

5 Helpful Tips to Improve this Graphite Drawing

One of our members, Susan, sent in her graphite drawing and requested some tips to help improve it. Susan writes: Hi Steve, I'd love for Colin to give me feedback on my Graphite drawing. I can't seem to get the drawing to look like the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T10:16:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Picture Feedback|0 Comments

How to Use Water-Soluble Graphite – 6 Course Drawing Bundle!

You can get some incredible effects using graphite pencils on their own. But have you ever tried water-soluble graphite? Faber-Castell have released a pack of 5 Aquarelle graphite pencils which combined together in a picture produce incredible effects. In this bundle of 6 courses, you [...]

By | 2019-03-04T20:32:59+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Landscapes, Portraits|0 Comments