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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: December 18, 2017


Topic: Q and A


Points of Interest:

You love asking questions, and John and Lisa love answering them! This episode features the answers to these listener-submitted


-How do you avoid a grainy/gritty look with colored pencil painting?

-Which side of Stonehenge paper should I be using?

-What advice do you have for someone transitioning to art as a full-time job?



Links Referenced:

Brush and Pencil Art Group on Facebook

UArt Premium Sanded Pastel Paper (Lisa likes 500 grit; John prefers 600 or 800 grit)

Fisher 400 Sanded Paper

Stonehenge Paper



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