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Adding a Dark Background with Pastel Pencils

One of our members Rachel sent us in her picture that she's finished and now wishes to add a background however the reference picture is very dark. Rachel writes: I have just finished this picture and now need to do a background. I'm worried about [...]

By | 2018-11-28T19:21:41+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Help Choosing Colours, Landscapes|0 Comments

Two Foxes Feedback – Help with Contrast and Foreground

One of our members Ian sent us his picture of the Two Foxes subject requesting some feedback and also some advice on a future picture he is needing to do. Ian writes: Hi Steve I would like some feedback on my two foxes that I [...]

By | 2018-11-01T11:09:54+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours, Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Choosing Colours for a King Charles Spaniel

One of our members Bob sent in his picture for some advice on choosing colours. Listen to the advice below or read the transcription: Hi Bob I'm looking at your picture of the King Charles and it's very very pretty picture but I got a [...]

By | 2018-09-14T00:08:55+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Advice for Drawing a Rough Collie Puppy

One of our members Kimberley is doing a picture of a cute Rough Collie puppy and asked for advice on which pastel pencils to use. Kimberley writes: Hello I would like to draw a friend’s Rough Collie Pup but a little unsure on which colours [...]

By | 2018-09-03T17:28:02+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Which Pastel Pencils for Drawing a Brown Coloured Dog?

One of our members Irene wrote in asking for some advice on drawing this picture of Rosie the Dog: Hi Steve I wonder if Colin could advise me what colours to use when doing a pastel painting of Rosie. Thank you. With this advice we [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:45:16+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Choosing Pastel Pencils for Drawing an Artic Wolf

One of our members Christine requested some advice on doing an Artic Wolf with Pastel Pencils. Here's Christine's email: Hi Colin and Steve I am just about to start this Artic wolf I am having trouble with the inside of the ears with what colours [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:43:14+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

How to Draw Ginger Fur using Pastel Pencils

One of our members Sally wrote us an email asking for some advice on drawing ginger fur on a cat. Sally writes: Hi Colin and Steve, my friend has asked me to do a picture of this cat, recently deceased, I have had it for [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:43:14+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Choosing Pastel Pencil Colours for Drawing a Brown Dog

One of our members Ian sent us an email asking for some advice on colours for his Son's Dog Vinnie. As a member Ian can request advice and tips on pictures that he's doing. Ian writes: Hi Colin & Steve I have been having tremendous [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:43:13+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Choosing Pastel Pencils for Drawing a Horse’s Head

One of our members Belinda sent us an email asking for advice on choosing pastel pencils for her picture. Belinda says: I have attached a photo of a horse. Not the best but I think you can see the colours involved. What colours do you [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:43:14+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments