A place to share tips and ideas for those of you who love using colored pencils, gel pens, ink and markers. From beginners to advanced we'll discuss topics such as techniques, tools and answers to your questions. Looking forward to seeing you!
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Hello and welcome to the Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers Group!
You can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page. You can ask questions, share tips, and share your art! You can also ask for feedback on specific pieces.
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Just a few simple rules:
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This I did in Coloured Pencil on coloured paper, was done from a black and white photo (unfortunately, I do not have the photo). This was completed in 2018 (1 day after my mother passed away). I wanted to show you that during my time of grief, I…READ MORE
Ok. I have question. I am working on some drawings, and am doing them with color pencils.They look very "scratchy", and I am trying to blend just using a finger. It is not working real well.How can i make pictures look more blended and smooth?READ MORE
Hello, I have a question for you all. When drawing with colored pencils how do you do your backgrounds? Do you spend hours coloring it in with colored pencils or do you use other medium for the background? Maybe like pastels, acrylics, or…READ MORE
Hi! I'm looking for a good quality watercolour paper that will work with watercolour pencil and still be wettable with watercolour or acrylic washes, without buckling, for doing backgrounds. Can anyone give me any suggestions? The 140 lb.…READ MORE
Hello,I'm new to CP & I love trying mixed media in particular with Folk Art. I purchased "Suzi Blu, Mixed Media Girls" book for the reference. What kind of paper would you suggest to use for Prismacolor pencils for the face that will be cut out…READ MORE