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#InkyArtSchool

#InkyArtSchool

I doodled alongside Johanna Basford in her recent Inky Art School and made postcards. I also experimented with different coloring methods.

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Colored Pencil Techniques 5

Colored Pencil Techniques 5

This post is a bit overdue as I finished this drawing about a week ago. The colored pencil course has been over for a few weeks now, but I didn't get the last two projects completed in class so they became homework. I was able to finish this one up at Boy's office...

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Colored Pencil Techniques 4

Colored Pencil Techniques 4

This week's lesson was to draw bananas. Tom had an image of bananas pre-cut for each of us to speed along the class for those who can't draw quickly (or at all). Then we set to work, making our bananas. Tom lent a few of us his pencils to take home so we would...

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Colored Pencil Techniques 3

Colored Pencil Techniques 3

Class 3 taught us a little more practice in blending. Tonight we chose a light color and paired it with a darker color. The goal was simply to work on smooth blending from dark shade to light. Here is a steady yellow layered by a fading orange. And here is a steady...

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Colored Pencil Techniques 2

Colored Pencil Techniques 2

I had my second colored pencil course tonight - you can read about the first here, if you missed it. Tonight, we learned other fill techniques. Cross hatching, for those of you who don't already know, is simply drawing straight lines one direction, then overlapping...

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Colored Pencil Techniques 1

Colored Pencil Techniques 1

Earlier, I had mentioned that I signed up for a free colored pencil class at the local library with someone who can make pencil drawings look like photographs. The class got delayed a week due to a big dump of snow (10" that day) so tonight was Class 1. There are only...

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