Tag: polychromos

Colored pencil portrait studies – sktchy app

This time I did few practices using just colored pencils. I used for the first time Strathmore Bristol smooth surface paper (270GSM). It was quite nice, very smooth and strong. I cut the sheet into four pieces, but I have just two of those drawn at this point 😛 (posted in the end). I wanted

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Water color painting – Forest spirit

Water color painting of a forest spirit

So, this painting was for a course assignment. Actually a topic I have been planning on painting as a series but not in this context originally. Topic for the course was spirit and matter in your own art. I am not that spiritual nor try to convey any more meaningful message in my pieces, but

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Water color and colored pencil portraits

I was still itching to do a few portraits studies. I wanted to try out using only water colors and then I did also few with colored pencils. I used also again some great references from Sktchy app for the paintings. I originally meant to have a more darker reference so I would really try

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Colored pencil portrait practice

Colored pencil portrait

I made this drawing during work trip (after work in hotel). A draw along to Kirsty Partridge’s patreon post ‘Coloured Pencil Portrait | 5 Pencil Challenge- Real Time Tutorial Series‘ So there was used only five different color pencils for the piece, no blenders. Used pencils (Faber-Castell Polychromos): Dark naples yellow (yellow), Pale Geranium Lake

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