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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

Drawing a Golden Labrador on PastelMat with Pastel Pencils

When someone joins as a member on our website, they are able to receive feedback and advice on their artwork. In this case new member Gillina sent us an email of a Golden Labrador she's doing on Dark Grey PastelMat. Gillina writes: Hi Steve and [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:45:29+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Help Choosing Colours, Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Drawing a Chocolate Cherry Colour Dog with Pastel Pencils

Kimberley sent over a few pictures of her friends dog that she has been asked to do using Pastel Pencils. Kimberley writes: Hello again Steve and Colin I want to draw my friends Dog, she has described her dog to be a chocolate cherry colour [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:45:42+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

What Colours to Pick for a Chocolate Coloured dog

One of our members Anita sent us a lovely picture of a dog that she wishes to draw and asked for some advice on colours. With my colour choices I am assuming Anita will be using the sand coloured paper that I use for majority of my [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:44:40+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Mixing Warmer and Cooler Greys on an Animal Picture

One of our members Kimberley sent in this lovely picture and asked if we had any advice for choosing colours. "Hello I want to draw my friend’s dog but I have no idea which browns I should use. Would Colin be able to tell me [...]

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

Choosing Pastel Pencils for Drawing a Hare

One of our members Mike sent in a picture of a Hare that he would like to do. Mike wrote: Hi Colin, I have this minute just watched your drawing of the Hare. I am about to have a go at the attached Image, using [...]

Choosing Colours for a Liver Coloured Spaniel

One of our members Glenda sent us a picture of her liver coloured spaniel and asked for some advice. She says: Hi Steve, my membership is about to run out and before it does I was wondering if Colin could let me know what colours [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:41:37+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments

Choosing Colours for a Child’s Portrait

This picture was sent to us by one of our members Robert who asked if we could help with choosing the colours needed. Here's Rob's picture: This is a tough portrait because well, all portraits are tough. I'm presuming that Rob's using the Sand Coloured [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:41:43+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Help Choosing Colours, Portraits|0 Comments

Drawing a Black Dog with Shiny Fur

Maria sent in her picture of a black dog that she is doing and requested some advice on where she might be going wrong. Here's Maria picture and the reference photo: The first thing I noticed on Maria's picture is that she's used 230 (light [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:45:52+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours|0 Comments