Tag: coloured pencil

American Quarter Horse portrait

This stunning American Quarter Horse portrait is my first in black and white. I was able to achieve many subtle effects, despite only using one colour for the entire piece. It was a different way of working compared to my usual graphite pencil on a white paper, leaving the paper untouched for the blackest of […]

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Puffin Head Portrait

A new set of coloured pencils, can only mean one thing, a new portrait!  I decided to draw one of my favourite birds, the Puffin.  A Puffin with Faber Castell Polychromos pencils After some more research into the various types of coloured pencils, and which would suit my needs the best, I opted for a […]

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Red Squirrel Coloured Pencil portrait

I’ve always wanted to try coloured pencils.  Towards the end of 2019, I was thinking about a new art challenge for myself for the New Year. Coloured pencils are something I haven’t had a proper go at.  A tin of Derwent Drawing Pencils sat in a draw for a few years, unused, bought on a […]

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