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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 17, 2019

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

It’s Q and A time again! Here are the questions John and Lisa are tackling in this episode:

 

-How do I make black Polychromos look rich and vibrant?

-What are some techniques for creating whiskers?

-What is the best way to improve when drawing animal anatomy?

-What is the reason for the surge in interest in colored pencil art in recent years?

 

Links Referenced

Colored Pencil Touch Up Texture

Colored Pencil Titanium White

Derwent Lightfast Colored Pencils – 72 set

 

 

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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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Stay sharp!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February11, 2019

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

 

We’ve got another Q+A for you today! John and Lisa tackle these questions in today’s episode:

 

-Will OMS interfere with underlying layers in my work?

-How can I keep white highlights super white?

-How do I create more detail in the final layers with sanded paper and Brush and Pencil products?

-How do I keep from knocking layers off when blending with powder blender?

 

Links Referenced:

Brush and Pencil Titanium White

Brush and Pencil Powder Blender

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

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!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 21, 2019

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

Our listeners bring us some of the best discussions for this podcast when they send in their questions! This round of Q and A addresses the following:

 

-Should you work upright or flat?

-Do most artists mount commissions?

-What materials are best for the underdrawing?

 

 

Links Referenced:

Yes! paste

Prismacolor Col-Erase erasable colored pencils

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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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!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 30, 2018

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are answering more listener questions in today’s episode, including these:

 

-Can you speak to CP artists interested in exploring botanical or scientific illustrations?

-What makes artwork “original” when it’s based on someone else’s photograph?

-How do you protect your artwork for shipping?

-How do you get a pinpoint on the Derwent Inktense pencils?

 

Links Referenced

Glassine Interleaving Paper

The Container Store

Derwent Super Point pencil sharpener

CARL Angel-5 pencil sharpener

Westcott iPoint Halo pencil sharpener

Synthetic Hog Hair paintbrushes at Hobby Lobby

 

 

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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!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: December 4, 2017

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa address two questions from listeners in this episode:

 

-What is the best way to transfer dark Mi-teintes paper for colored pencil without ending up with graphite lines?

-What computer equipment/programs do I need to turn my art into a business?

 

 

Links Referenced:

Loew Cornell transfer paper

Col-erase Pencils

Adobe Photoshop software

GIMP photo editing software

 

 

Have a question you’d like to hear featured in a future episode? Submit to John and/or Lisa here:

www.sharpenedartist.com/qanda

www.lachri.com/faq

 

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www.clarityandflair.com

 

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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!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: November 20, 2017

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

Q and A episodes are listener favorites, and John and Lisa love answering your questions! This week, your hosts are replying to these questions:

 

-How do you store your videos long-term when you record your process?

-Where does an artist begin with portrait art?

 

Links Referenced:

Dropbox

Google Drive

Amazon Cloud Services

Adobe Premiere Pro

Sharpened Artist Portrait Prep Course

 

Have a question you’d like to hear featured in a future episode? Submit to John and/or Lisa here:

www.sharpenedartist.com/qanda

www.lachri.com/faq

Ready to take your business to the next level? Check out the copywriting and blogging services at Clarity & Flair here.

Free 30-day Audible Trial

 

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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Stay sharp!