172 When is it Okay to Use Non-Lightfast Pencils?

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Show Notes 

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast 

 

Release Date: October 15, 2018 

 

Topic: When is it Okay to Use Non-Lightfast Pencils?

 

Points of Interest

You’ve heard John and Lisa emphasize the importance of using lightfast pencils, but does that mean you need to toss all of the non-lightfast pencils that come in your sets? No way! Listen in for a discussion of times when you can put those non-lightfast pencils to good use.

 

Links Referenced:

 

On-Demand Printing Site: FineArtAmerica.com

 

 

 

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171 - How to Stay A Beginner

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 8, 2018

 

Topic: How to Stay a Beginner

 

Points of Interest:

Want to stay a beginner forever? This episode is just for you!! John and Lisa share some surefire (tongue in cheek) advice for stunting your artistic growth, including:

1.     Keep switching mediums

2.     Never finish a project

3.     Never ask for help

4.     Skip the fundamentals

5.     Don’t sketch or draw daily

6.     Never think for yourself

 

 

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170 Looking Back and Looking Forward

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 1, 2018

 

Topic: Looking Back and Looking Forward

 

Points of Interest:

In this week’s mini episode, John talks about the history of the Colored Pencil Podcast and what might be in store for the future!

 

Links Referenced

Sharpened Artist Academy

 

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 24, 2018

 

Topic: Interview with John Ursillo

 

Points of Interest:

Today’s episode features an interview with John Ursillo, an extremely talented artist known for his work experimenting with colored pencil and solvents. John frequently works on large canvases and has over 1,000 different colors of pencils. Come here how his left-brain tendencies impact his right-brain art!

 

After you listen to the interview, head on over to John’s website to request one of his free study guides!

 

Links Referenced

John’s Website: Bear Cub Studio

Blick Premier Stretched Canvas

Krylon archival series uv protective spray

Blick Studio Artists’ Colored Pencils

The Colored Pencil by Bet Borgeson

 

 

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168 Mixed Media and Colored Pencil

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 17, 2018

 

Topic: Mixed Media and Colored Pencil

 

Points of Interest:

Have you ever mixed colored pencil with a different medium? John and Lisa discuss the mediums they’ve tried in the past and some new mediums they’re currently working in! Share this episode with a friend or comment below on mediums you love to mix with colored pencil.

 Special link for the brand new portrait course, FACE VALUE! (expires on 09/18/18)

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167 Commissions for the Holidays

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 10, 2018

 

Topic: Commissions for the Holidays

 

Points of Interest:

We may be months away from the holiday season at the time of this release, but now is the time to start preparing for and accepting commissions if you want to have them ready for the holiday season. John and Lisa discuss the necessary prep work you should be doing and offer sage advice for working through this busy period successfully.

 

 

 

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166 Derwent Lightfast Pencils

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 3, 2018

 

Topic: Derwent Lightfast Pencils

 

Points of Interest:

Derwent has a new line of lightfast colored pencils – with the highest lightfast ratings on the market -- so you knew John and Lisa would be running out to try them right away! Today’s episode features their highly-enthusiastic review where they discuss color options, consistency, and techniques.

But are they really all that different from Derwent's existing pencil lines? 

Click here to see John's landscape drawing

 

Links Referenced

 

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165 Interview with Ester Roi

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Original Release Date: August 22, 2016

 Rerun Release Date: July 16, 2018

Topic: Interview with Ester Roi

 

Points of Interest:

The long-awaited interview with artist and inventor Ester Roi is finally here! Ester describes her background in art, including her sudden immersion in colored pencil art as a profession and what led her to create the Icarus Board. You’ll love her stories about her early experimentation with heat in her art, and feel inspired by her advice to artists of every level.

 

Links Referenced:

Ester’s personal website and blog

http://www.esterroi.com/

 

The Icarus Board website

http://icarusart.net/

 

Colored Pencil Magazine—June 2016 edition, where Ester’s work is featured.

http://coloredpencilmag.com/issues/

 

 

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As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

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164 Things I Wish I Had Known Part 2

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 9, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 2

 

Points of Interest:

It’s part 2 of “What I Wish I’d Known,” where John and Lisa share those useful bits of wisdom that would have come in handy at the beginning of their careers. Consider this a solid pep talk for artists who are always looking to improve!

 

 

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163 Things I Wish I Had Known Part 1

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 2, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 1

 

Points of Interest:

Once you’ve been an artist for a considerable amount of time, you discover things you wish you’d known at the very beginning. John and Lisa have so many of those discoveries to share that they’re devoting two episodes to the list! Tune in for some sage advice that will save you time, energy, and frustration.

 

Links Referenced

Side Hustle School podcast

99% Invisible podcast

Savvy Painter podcast

 

 

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162 Summer with Colored Pencils

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 25, 2018

 

Topic: Summer with Colored Pencils

 

Points of Interest:

As the weather gets warmer, you may find yourself drawn to the great outdoors to work on your art for long stretches at a time. John and Lisa share some practical tips and product recommendations to make the most of your time al fresco:

-Don’t leave pencils in the car, especially wax-based.

-Use Bug Spray

-Prepare for weather – bring water, sunhat, sunscreen, etc.

-Pack an art bag with the basics

-Bring camera for references

-Reward yourself with time away from art after completing a goal

-Take video of your work environment

-Try out a cooling neck wrap

-Use a pencil case

-Don’t bring too many supplies

 

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Art Stix

Panasonic Lumix G7 Micro 4/3 Digital Camera

GoPro Cameras

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Cooling Neck Wraps

Global Art Pencil Case

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 18, 2018

 

Topic: Questions about OMS

 

Points of Interest:

-Does OMS work on sanded paper?

-How do you know when it’s safe to add another layer of OMS?

-Is it possible to get a smooth effect comparable to digital art with colored pencil and OMS?

-How do you use OMS on Colourfix Painting Board?

-How do you keep your whites bright when using OMS?

 

Links Referenced

800 UArt Sanded Paper

Stonehenge Paper

Fabriano Artistico Paper

Crescent Illustration Board

Black Art Spectrum Colourfix Painting Board

 

 

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160 Tips For Improving Your Drawing Skills

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 11, 2018

 

Topic: Tips to Improve Your Drawing Skills

 

Points of Interest:

Drawing skills are the foundation for all art, so it’s important to master them before moving on! John and Lisa talk about the best ways to improve your drawing skills. Refer back to this handy list of suggestions to remind you of their tips!

1.    Draw from life

2.    Draw in your sketchbook

3.    Draw only shapes to represent the object you’re drawing first

4.    Try timed drawing

5.    Draw things that make you uncomfortable

6.    Draw studies of smaller sections

7.    Draw from different head construction methods

8.    Trace

9.    Measure your work against itself

 

Links Referenced

Derwent graphite pencils

Prismacolor Col-Erase Pencil (brown)

 

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 3, 2018

 

Topic: Once a Beginner (Always a Beginner?)

 

Points of Interest:

If you’ve been an artist for awhile and you’re still at the beginner level, there’s a good chance you’ve been using one of the crutches John and Lisa discuss in this episode. Learn to push yourself, sharpen your skills, and move to a new artistic level!

 

 

Links Referenced

Sharpened Artist Beginner’s Colored Pencil Course

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 28, 2018

 

Topic: Burnishing

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa talk about the burnishing technique: what it is, when to use it, ways to effectively burnish, which materials are useful in burnishing, and some of the physical effects and considerations with using this technique on a regular basis.

 

Bonus: New information about the lightfastness of the Caran d’Ache Aquarelle pencils!

Get the "Caring For Your ArtWork" document below:

 

 

Links Referenced

Interview with Cecile Baird

Art Spectrum Colourfix Pastel Paper Packs

Fisher 400 Art Paper

Stonehenge Paper

Caran d’Ache Blender Bright

Caran d’Ache Aquarelle

Chart explaining the Blue Wool scale rating for the Aquarelle pencils from Creativeartmaterials.com

 

 

 

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157 How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 21, 2018

 

Topic: How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

 

Points of Interest:

Wax bloom is a fact of life for many colored pencil artists – especially those using Prismacolor Premier pencils as their primary medium. John and Lisa discuss their favorite temporary fixes, as well as a handful of techniques and products to banish wax bloom for good. Spoiler alert: Hairspray does NOT make the list!

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Icarus Art Drawing Board

Krylon Workable Fixatif Spray

Lascuax UV Protect Spray Varnishes

Prismacolor Premier Tuffilm Final Fixative

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Derwent Drawing Set

 

 

 

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156 What are the BEST colored pencils?

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 14, 2018

 

Topic: What are the BEST colored pencils?

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are constantly asked to weigh in on the great debate: what are the very BEST colored pencils? Today they’re tackling that question head-on with a discussion of a whole range of colored pencils and their merits.

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Prismacolor Premier Verithin Colored Pencils

Derwent Procolour Pencils

Derwent Drawing Set

Holbein Colored Pencils

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Art Pencils

Pablo Pencils by Caran D’ache

 

 

 

 

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If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 7, 2018

 

Topic: Entering Art Shows

 

Points of Interest:

Many people associate success as an artist with winning competitions. While art shows can be fun and motivational, they also have the potential to be discouraging. John and Lisa share their take on entering art shows, and offer a few tips on making the most of your experience: know your goal in entering the show, research the judges’ preferences, read the rules very carefully, set up reminders to keep yourself on track, and research the host gallery.

 

Links Referenced

Google Calendar

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 30, 2018

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are answering more listener questions in today’s episode, including these:

 

-Can you speak to CP artists interested in exploring botanical or scientific illustrations?

-What makes artwork “original” when it’s based on someone else’s photograph?

-How do you protect your artwork for shipping?

-How do you get a pinpoint on the Derwent Inktense pencils?

 

Links Referenced

Glassine Interleaving Paper

The Container Store

Derwent Super Point pencil sharpener

CARL Angel-5 pencil sharpener

Westcott iPoint Halo pencil sharpener

Synthetic Hog Hair paintbrushes at Hobby Lobby

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 23, 2018

 

Topic: Caran d’Ache Museum Aquarelle Pencils

 

Points of Interest:

If you enjoyed John and Lisa’s review of the Derwent Watercolor Pencils, you’ll want to check out their experience with the Caran d’Ache Museum Aquarelle Pencils. Discussion points include: comparison to the Derwent watercolor pencils, opacity and coverage, potential lightfastness issues, and price comparisons.

Here's John's first attempt with these pencils.  Quick 2 hour sketch of an old Block Buster sign:

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Links Referenced

Lightfast Standards

Caran d’Ache Museum Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils

Fabriano Artistico 100 lb Extra White Watercolor Paper

Arches Watercolor Paper

Strathmore 500 Premium Series Ready Cut Watercolor Paper

Derwent Watercolor Pencils

CamelCamelCamel Amazon price comparison website

 

 

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