How to Draw Realistic Portraits with Colored Pencils: Techniques for Beginners - Keep Forever Box
By April Cleaver, Artsy Info Editor I'd like to start out by saying that I'm no expert when it comes to drawing, or blogging, or parenthood, or anything really. But I've adapted the philosophy that sometimes non-experts can be pretty good teachers. There is a great article by Bjork Ostrom of FoodBloggerPro.com called " Expert Enough."
by Tiffanie L. Gray Hello! Thank you for all those who have commented in the past. While there are some revisions to this tutorial, such as taking out the broken links, I haven't made that many changes if you read it before. The following is based on my experiences with colored pencil.
Do you want to learn how to draw with colored pencils? There are two things you need, the first one is having the proper art supplies, and the second is learning the basic techniques. Here are some tips to help you get started. Not all colored pencils are the same.
All of the tutorials on this page involve the use of colored pencils. This medium is one of my favorites because of it's ability to create detailed drawings. Colored pencils are easy to use "onsite" and are clean enough to use anywhere.
Colored pencils have become a very popular medium for budding new artists. Beginner artists using this medium find it much easier to express their creativity; mainly because of the control and convenience colored pencils offer. Other mediums like oil paint for instance, appear to present much bigger challenges for new artists.
You may have read my interview with Mark Menendez, in which he talked about a student's painting that was "a little tacky." Not to worry-he was referring to the paint, not the subject. Menendez is back as a featured artist today, and he shares with us two tips for using colored pencils.