107 Colored Pencil Painting Outdoors

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 5, 2017

 

Topic: Colored Pencil Painting Outdoors

 

Points of Interest:
If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at colored pencil painting outdoors, this is the episode for you! John and Lisa describe their personal experiences drawing “en plein air” and share their insight. You’ll learn what supplies to take (including a few unexpected items), what challenges to consider, and why you should always carry a business card.

John's quick drawing after a 40 minute session.  Step 2 will be to fill in more details and add more to the elements already there.

John's quick drawing after a 40 minute session.  Step 2 will be to fill in more details and add more to the elements already there.

The following video was John's second experience drawing “en plein air” about a week later.

 

Links Referenced:

French Style Easel – This easel is sturdy, portable, and has plenty of space to store supplies while you work.

Polychromos Colored Pencils - They come in a 12 set, 24, 36, 60 or 120.  For painting colored pencil en plein air John recommends at least a 24 set. 

Inktense Colored Pencils

Sanded papers - Fisher 400, and UART Sanded paper

Sanded eraser

Waterbrush 6 pc set

Prismacolor blending marker

 

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