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colored pencils

by JuliannaKunstler.com

Learning objectives:

  • Observational drawing (2D to 2D): no grid reference drawing
  • Patterns (skin texture)
  • Color mixing/blending
  • Photorealism
  • Color values
  • Volored pencils techniques and skill development


  • likeness
  • color matching
  • details
  • shading/coloring quality
  • craftsmanship

Pick a reference image for your drawing.



step 1: pencil drawing

Use 5"x5" illustration board for drawing.

Your reference image is exactly the same size.

Use harder quality graphite pencil (HB - 5H) for finer lines.

grid copy

Remember grid drawing?

Consider using the same approach.

Just draw one square.

Use your pencil for proportions and angles.

step 2: coloring

still working....