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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

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

How to Draw Serval Fur ✏️ | Pastel Pencil Tutorial

In this clip Colin shows you how to draw the fur of an African Serval Cat 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 [...]

By | 2019-02-18T17:18:53+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Animal Tips, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Skin Tones in Pastel – Victorian Lady

In this preview clip Colin shows you how to achieve skin tones using Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils on Clairefontaine PastelMat Paper. The full course can be watched by joining our membership or buying it on it's own. ➡️ This course is included in our membership [...]

By | 2019-02-18T16:59:10+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Portraits, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Black Hair in Pastel – Victorian Lady

In this preview clip Colin shows you how to draw black hair using Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils on Clairefontaine PastelMat Paper. The full course can be watched by joining our membership or buying it on it's own. ➡️ This course is included in our membership [...]

By | 2019-02-18T16:58:13+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Portraits, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère | Pastel Pencil Time Lapse

Watch Colin reproduce Édouard Manet's "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" Painting using Pastel Pencils. Watch the full 6 hour demonstration and listen to the behind the scenes here 🎙️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ben270H7TDk

By | 2018-12-20T15:56:03+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Drawing an Orca Whale Mouth | Pastel Pencils

In this clip Colin shows you how to draw a the open mouth of an Orca (Killer) Whale. This is a snippet from our full project available online. See how to get access to the course below the video. Get ALL Colin's Classes for $20. [...]

By | 2018-11-29T09:46:43+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Animal Tips, Landscapes, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Making a Pastel Pencil Portrait look more “Real”

One of our members Adrienne sent in her first Pastel picture and requested some advice and feedback. This is one of the bonuses to joining our membership. Adrienne writes: The colour change from pink to blue in the dress is deliberate (didn’t want to waste [...]

By | 2018-10-09T15:00:29+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Picture Feedback, Portraits, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments