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094 Q and A

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 6, 2017

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

It’s the first Q and A session for the month of March! Check out the list of questions to see if yours is featured:

-How do I create variation with one color?

-Is there a difference in the finish of Stonehenge pads vs. single sheets?

-What colored pencil do you use to draw out your picture before adding color?

-Do sample packs of paper exist to try different options?

-What good books have you read lately?

 

Links Referenced:

Col-Erase Pencils

http://www.dickblick.com/products/prismacolor-col-erase-pencils/

 

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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 .

 

Stay sharp!

072 Using Colored Pencil on Black Paper

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 3, 2016

 

Topic: Using Colored Pencil on Black Paper

 

Points of Interest:

If you’ve ever been interested in using black paper for your colored pencil work, be sure to tune into this episode where John and Lisa describe their own experiences. You’ll pick up tips on specific recommended papers, why you should pay closer attention to the pencils you’re using, and how to approach the project from a different perspective than you may be used to.

 

Links Referenced:

Canson Art Boards

http://www.dickblick.com/products/canson-art-boards/

 

Titanium White Powder

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

 

Colored Pencil Touch-Up Texture

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

 

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 .

 

Stay sharp!

 

042 Colored Pencil Question and Answer Show

Topic:  Question and Answer Show

 

 

This week John and Lisa answer some of the questions you submitted to us!  If you’d like to submit a question that may be potentially featured here on the show, just write to us at podcast@sharpenedartist.com  or complete the online form at http://sharpenedartist.com/qanda

 

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Some of the questions this week are:

 

  • What kinds of things do you see newer artists struggle with at the beginning?

  • How do I know when to Burnish?  It seems like I’m burnishing too early and when I’m done, I still see the paper showing through.

  • How much color theory do I need to understand to start in colored pencil?

 

Links mentioned in the show:

 

Lisa's longer Patreon videos

 

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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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