Completely new to colored pencils? Join illustrator Susan Rubin as she helps you navigate the basics from choosing the best beginner-friendly supplies to completing four drawing projects: a pear, leaf, persimmon and tulip. With Susan’s techniques and step-by-step guidance, you’ll soon be creating your own colored pencil drawings with confidence!
Get started with a colored pencil primer as Susan explains the history behind colored pencils as well as the various types available, including which brands and palettes are best suited for beginners.
Follow along as Susan goes over the different types of paper and their various qualities, including the best ones for colored-pencil beginners.
Review everything else you need to get started from pencil sharpeners and erasers to blending pens, waxed paper and more.
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