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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 4, 2019


Topic: Q and A


Points of Interest:

Back to the list of listener questions today! (Can you tell we’ve had a lot of questions lately?) John and Lisa love speaking directly to the issues that you’re currently experiencing:


-Does the colored pencil community value realism over abstract styles?

-How do I get an opaque white in my drawing?

-Any tips for pain-free drawing with rheumatoid arthritis?

-How do you fix mistakes in colored pencil?

-Do paper choices differ depending on the pencils or subject matter?

-What exactly is considered a “layer”?



Links Referenced:

Faber Castel Perfection eraser

Stonehenge Paper (individual sheets and pads)

Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Paper

Arches Hot Press Watercolor Paper

Canson Mi-Teintes Paper



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