One of our members Paul sent in his picture of the Grey Cat subject and requested some advice and tips. Paul writes: Hi Steve and Colin I thought I would send you my latest painting. The Grey Short hair cat. I'm quite pleased with the [...]
In this feedback show Colin helps with what pastel tones to add to make your animal fur and human hair appear more realistic. We also look at how small changes can make a big difference and tips for doing backgrounds. Feedback is available to members [...]
In this feedback show Colin assists with advice on pastel backgrounds, fur, trees, rocks and more! Feedback is available to members of our website. If you would like to learn from Colin and receive feedback then join us here.
In this feedback show Colin and Steve help students with picking the pastel pencils for their picture. One student has a black and white photo that they are converting and another requires mixing greys and ochres. We also provide advice on a painting of a [...]
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 [...]
In this episode we talk about using deviating from your reference material and how it can work by removing some things but not adding them in. Colin also touches upon the two third rule and how this comes into play with your reference material. Personal [...]
In this episode we talk about using base colours to subdue a tone, making it appear more realistic. We also discuss how to use colours to create a 3d effect and offer some advice on Mounting and Framing your pastel pencil work. Personal feedback/advice is [...]
In this feedback show there's a common theme of contrast in pictures. Colin talks about how to achieve that blend of fur and contrast with Pastel Pencils. Personal feedback/advice is a service for members of our website. If you would like to learn from Colin [...]