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The list of available Topics are shown on the first page of the Section and in detail on the ‘Contents’ page
These are the main sections of the Site
Information, Choices, Techniques and Advice on all Pencil Matters
COLOURED PENCILS - WATERCOLOUR PENCILS - PASTEL PENCILS
Over 150 detailed pages of information for beginners and improvers to help you develop your skills
WILL ALL READERS PLEASE NOTE
This is the OLD version of the topics web site.
It has been archived here at www.colouredpenciltopics.co.uk
as it contains old tutorials and charts no longer included in the new build of the site. This site is no longer updated
GENERAL COLOURED PENCIL TECHNIQUES
This section looks in more detail at particular techniques and collects together a range of notes built up over a period of time.
Some of the notes repeat, summarise or extend notes found elsewhere on the site,
but wherever possible, links are provided to the alternative information on the same topic.
The topics on ‘Working the Surface’ Are now listed in a separate section
Incorporating Working Methods, Blenders and Burnishers and Managing Pigment
I have collected notes on these topics in this section
Sharpening Pencils a look at methods and machines
Backgrounds Achieving gentle colour change - Some ideas ( not exhaustive )
Colour Matching An exact colour match is needed and right colours are not available
Composition - Selecting the subject and getting down the image
- Composition, Distance, Counterchange, Roads
- Focus Colour, Picture Shape, Reflections
- Shadows, Snow, Observation
Complementary colours - Complementary Colours and Grisaille - Colour Wheel
Working Coloured Pencil on coloured and black paper
A series of notes ( still being developed ) on basic drawing from still life subjects
SEE ALSO - There are a range of Techniques detailed in the ART POINTS section
These are shown separately as they also relate to Art Techniques in General rather than exclusively CP methods
This section includes several Topics
You can reach them using the links below