123 Ten Things You Wish People Knew About Colored Pencil

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 25, 2017

 

Topic: Ten Things You Wish People Knew About Colored Pencil

 

Points of Interest:
If you ever feel like you should explain yourself to everyone who finds out that you’re a colored pencil artist, this episode is for you! John and Lisa chat about the top ten things that all colored pencil artists wish people knew about this medium.

 

 

 

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Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

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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092 Fixing Mistakes

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February 20, 2017

 

Topic: Fixing Mistakes

 

Points of Interest:

Continuing with the “mistakes” theme this month, John and Lisa talk about several tools and techniques for correcting mistakes made in colored pencil. Be sure to check out the links section below for specific product suggestions mentioned!

 

Links Referenced:

 

Episode 010: Eraser and Removing Mistakes

http://sharpenedartist.com/podcast/erasers?rq=010

Tombow Mono eraser (amz affiliate link):

Faber Castell erasers:

http://www.fabercastell.com/products/more-products/eraser

 

Strathmore 500 Series Bristol paper  (amz affiliate link):

 

The Colored Pencil Painting Bible by Alyona Nickelson

https://www.brushandpencil.com/Products-Colored_Pencil_Painting_Bible.html

 

Powder Blender

https://www.brushandpencil.com/Products-Colored_Pencil_Powder_Blender.html

 

Titanium White

https://www.brushandpencil.com/Products-Colored_Pencil_Titanium_White.html



 

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Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri


 

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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090 Making Mistakes

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February 6, 2017

 

Topic: Making Mistakes

 

Points of Interest:

Last week’s episode talked about 10 common mistakes made in colored pencil. This week, John and Lisa are talking about why you shouldn’t be afraid to make mistakes! Making mistakes is a necessary part of the learning process, and helps us understand what NOT to do. Listen in for a pep talk encouraging you to keep pushing through.

 

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

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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089 Top 10 Mistakes Made in Colored Pencil

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 30, 2017

 

Topic: Top 10 Mistakes Made in Colored Pencil

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Points of Interest:

John and Lisa share 10 common mistakes they often see in new (and seasoned) artist. Whether it’s an issue with technique, materials, or mindset, you’ll learn what NOT to do!

 

Links Referenced:

 

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

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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088 Point of View

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 23, 2017

 

Topic: Point of View

 

Points of Interest:

This episode features a pep talk for artists who find themselves making excuses. John and Lisa encourage a change of perspective, and an emphasis on looking for solutions in the midst of discouragement.

 

Links Referenced:

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

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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086 Setting Art Goals

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 9, 2017

Topic: Setting Art Goals

Points of Interest:

As the new year kicks off, many people are making resolutions and setting goals. John and Lisa share 8 tips for setting art goals this year, and encourage developing goals that are specific, measurable, and time sensitive. With the right goals, you’ll find that you are driven and focused on moving forward!

 

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Links Referenced:

Lisa’s DIY Dry Erase Board video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqLqQa9ChFs

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

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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075 Printing Your Artwork

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 23, 2016

Topic: Printing Your Artwork 

Points of Interest:

High quality archival prints are a must if you plan to sell them, and there are several ways to obtain them. John and Lisa compare the various options and suggest a host of print sites for you to consider.

Links Referenced:

Vistaprint

www.vistaprint.com

Robin Imaging (Cincinnati, OH)

www.robinimaging.com 

Fine Art America

www.fineartamerica.com

Shutterfly

www.shutterfly.com

Great Big Canvas

www.greatbigcanvas.com

Imagekind

www.imagekind.com

Art.com

www.art.com

Epson Printers

www.epson.com/printers

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

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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070 16 Myths Artists Tell Themselves

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 19, 2016

Topic: 16 Myths Artists Tell Themselves

Points of Interest:

If you’ve ever told yourself that you’re too right-brained to worry about finances as an artist, or that you just need to be discovered, or that you need a viral video to “make it” online, then you’ve fallen prey to one of the myths artists tell themselves. John and Lisa address these and 13 others in this episode. Do any of these sound familiar? Take a listen!

Links Referenced:

Wordpress, an ideal platform for artists’ websites:

www.wordpress.org

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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067 Color Theory Part 1

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: August 29, 2016

 

Topic: Color Theory Part 1

 

Points of Interest:

Color is obviously extremely important for the colored pencil artist, but why learn about color theory? Listen in for a brief history and science lesson on color and how these concepts can be applied in artwork. John and Lisa discuss the role of color compared to the role of line drawing, contrast, etc.

Tune in next week for even more practical application!

 

 

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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065 Incorporating a Sketching Habit

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: August 15, 2016

Topic: Incorporating a Sketching Habit

Points of Interest:

In response to a listener’s question, this episode addresses the rationale for developing a sketching habit and recommended materials, techniques, and subjects. John and Lisa have differing approaches to sketching, so you’ll hear multiple perspectives as you listen!

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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052 Ways To Improve Your Drawing Accuracy

Topic: Ways to Improve Drawing Accuracy

Points of Interest:

When you’re ready to take the accuracy of your drawing to the next level, there are a few steps that John and Lisa recommend taking. From the often- repeated advice (“Start with a good reference photo!”) to more unconventional ideas (“Draw upside down!”), your hosts will give you plenty of ideas to improve your accuracy at every step of your drawing.

Links Referenced:

“Sketching from Square One to Trafalgar Square” by Richard Scott

(Whoops! We incorrectly referenced the title of this book. This is the official website, including ordering information.)

http://www.sketchingfromsquareone.com/

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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