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199 Solving Your Problems In Colored Pencil

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 22, 2019

 

Topic: Solving Your Problems in Colored Pencil

 

Points of Interest:

As teachers of colored pencil, John and Lisa often see the same problems coming up for their students. If you’ve ever encountered any of these issues, you’ll want to listen in for some simple solutions:

-My work looks like crayon.

-The paper tears when I’m removing tape.

-OMS makes my colors look dull.

-I keep rushing my work.

-I can’t get the whiskers/highlights/hair to really pop in my drawing.

-My work looks like a cartoon instead of realistic.

-My pencils keep breaking.

-I’m overwhelmed by all the details and don’t know where to start.

-I don’t know when I’m finished.

-I don’t know which colors to use.

 

Links Referenced

Brush and Pencil Products

Carl Angel 5 Pencil Sharpener

Derwent Super Point Manual

John’s current recommendation for an electric sharpener

Kum Pencil Sharpener

 

 

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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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Stay sharp!

147 When Things Go Wrong

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 12, 2018

 

Topic: When Things Go Wrong

 

Points of Interest:

Things will go wrong and some point in the middle of an art project -- it’s part of the process! Being an artist is often about problem-solving, so John and Lisa are offering suggestions for what to do when the inevitable “oops” moment strikes.

 

Links Referenced:

Adobe Photoshop

Pixlr

Paint.NET

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 .

 

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

 

Stay sharp!