Celebrate Spring any time of the year! In this
workshop you will draw a beautiful trio of tulips using colored pencils.
Elizabeth will help you see the colors that are often hidden in the obvious.
The layering of colors brings depth and life to your colored pencil drawings. Elizabeth will walk you through the colors and layers one step at a time. And
you will learn the method of using a solvent to allow for layering with an
solvent is a fun and time saving technique that will bring more realism to your
colored pencil drawings.
I used Prismacolor Premier pencils in the
Non Photo Blue
Caran d’Ache Pablo pencils or Faber-Castell
Polychromos pencils are
interchangeable with the Prismacolor on this
Zest-It colored pencils solvent
or a similar product
I prefer Zest-It solvent as it is non
toxic and non acidic. If you are in the USA, you may order Zest-It here:
If you are outside the USA, you may find
information about Zest-It here: Zest-It
(Some students in UK
locations have mentioned finding Zest-It
at their local art stores. You might check.)
New unused paper blending stump in size 4 or
Derwent Blending Pencil
Vellum Bristol Board paper.
9” x 12” will be large enough. I used 11” x
14” simply because it was
what I had on hand.
Sketch paper or computer paper
Light box or sunny window
B grade graphite drawing pencil
white plastic eraser like Factis Oval Eraser or
Tuff Stuff Eraser Stick
Soft Brush dedicated to colored pencils