Exploring Pastel Pencils

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This Coloring Workshop introduces you to the world of coloring with Soft Pastel Pencils. Recommended for Intermediate level colorists, Pastel Pencils are a fun, albeit tricky coloring tool. Learn the supplies needed and the coloring tips and tricks to use when coloring with these beautiful art tools.

Here’s what you’ll learn…

LESSON 1: What Are Pastel Pencils?

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  • What Are Pastel Pencils & Brands Tested
  • Best Paper for Pastel Pencils
  • What Other Supplies Do You Need?
  • Recommended Pastel Eraser
  • How to Control the Pastel Mess
  • Recommended Fixatives

LESSON 2: Pastel Pencil Techniques

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  • Pastel Supplies
  • Sharpening Pastel Pencils
  • Pastel Techniques: Sidestroke
  • Pastel Techniques: Using a Point
  • Pastel Techniques: Color Mixing
  • Pastel Techniques: Wet Media

LESSON 3: Coloring a Small Illustration

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  • How to Make a Gaussian Blur Effect Background
  • Coloring a Small Illustration Using Various Pastel Pencil Techniques
  • Coloring a Background
  • Coloring an Apple

LESSON 4: Real-Time Pastel Pencil Color Along

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  • How to Tape the Page
  • How to Plan a Color Scheme
  • How to Color a Bokeh Background
  • Coloring a Mandala with Pastel Pencils & Pan Pastels
  • How to Clean Up Illustration Lines
  • Sealing the Finished Art