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How to Colour an African Serval Ear with Pastel 🐱

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-24T09:33:57+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Animal Tips|0 Comments

Adding White Highlights Over Other Colours

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-23T08:36:08+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|Animal Tips, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Help with Charles’ Cardinals Background

Charles sent us his Cardinals picture that he is working on and asked for some advice on the background. Charles has a membership which enables him to request advice on his work as well as access all our lessons. Charles writes: Hi, Steve and Colin, [...]

By | 2019-05-20T15:13:51+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Animal Tips, Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Tips for Blending White and Black Animal Fur with Pastel Pencils

Paul sent us a couple of his pictures that he has completed from our online courses - the Koala and Pandas. You too can learn how to draw these pictures and receive feedback on your work by joining our membership. In this post we had [...]

By | 2019-04-08T17:02:41+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Animal Tips|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

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

How to Draw a Serval Nose 🐱 Pastel Pencils

In this clip Colin shows you how to draw an African Serval Cat Nose using Pastel Pencils. ➡️ Get the full course ➡️ Completed on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch Paper. Buy it here ➡️ Get Access to full Courses with membership ➡️ Get started with our [...]

By | 2019-02-19T23:37:55+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Animal Tips, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments