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Free Learning Resources for Pastel Pencils

When starting a new hobby or learning a new medium, it can be difficult knowing where to start. We have many free learning resources for those learning to draw with Pastel Pencils. These are great places to start and hopefully gives you a launch pad [...]

By | 2018-07-20T13:00:19+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Pastel Pencil Demo S2 E2 – Black Hair

In the second episode of Season 2 Colin teaches you how to draw black hair. ALL IN and Portrait Members can login and watch the whole tutorial including the skin tones on our website. Join Colin Bradley Art and get all courses for £14.99 ($20) [...]

Draw Your Own Pet With This Easy Grid System

Our pets are beloved members of our family, they mean the world to us! We take hundreds of photos of them (I'm looking at you, the ones with a dedicated pet instagram ;) ) and I'm betting (as you're here) you would love to draw [...]

By | 2018-06-23T12:14:59+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Materials & Pencils, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Drawing Rose Petals with Pastel Pencils

In this video Colin shows how to draw beautiful Rose Petals using Pastel Pencils. This is a clip from our full course now included for members of our website. > Get ALL Our Courses for just £14.99 ($20) > Or buy this course only £10 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T11:12:24+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Still Life Tips, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Unveiling Pastel Pencil Demonstrations

Back when I would travel the country doing demonstrations at shows and art groups, I would show off just how good the pastel pencils can be. I loved this part of the job because of the audience reaction. The "oohs" and "aahs" were actually audible [...]

By | 2019-02-25T10:14:59+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Landscapes, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Enhance a Background using Colour Shapers

Colin uses Colour Shapers to add something special to this Ballet Dancer picture. To purchase colour shapers click here. The larger one Colin uses in the background is the Size 6 Chisel Ivory Shaper and can be purchased here. Get ALL our Courses for just [...]

By | 2018-05-16T15:31:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Portraits, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments