"I agree with Pris. Personally, I like applying the pencil first before activating it with water. Since these pencils can have very intense colour, I find that I can control the value more by starting with a light application first. If the paper is…"
"It does help to have a heavier paper that can handle the water, but if your work is taped down before you brush the water on and then allowed to dry, it will help to prevent the buckling of the paper. Watercolor pencils may be used dry and…"
Aloha Karen....I thought you were new here....welcome to The Art Colony...hope you have a great time while youre here....thank you for sharing your awesome artwork....looking forward to seeing more of them....see ya back in the gallery....have an artsy kinda day!...Nelson
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