Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Coloring With Prismacolor Colored Pencils

Hello there! Today's video shows how to create a card using Prismacolor colored pencils for many different techniques and applications. I am going to be using the Uplifter stamp set for today's project as well.
I wanted to create a simple card using that awesome little bird using only Prismacolor colored pencils. This is my first time using these pencils,so I really wanted to see some of the great techniques they do!

I started out by coloring the little bird with a very light pressure. I recommend building up layers of color for the best results. I used four or five different color shades for each area of the image. For the sentiment, I stamped "keep smiling" onto the banner.


To create a sky background, I used four different shades of blue and scribbled them on from light to dark. To create some texture in the sky I took an alcohol marker blending pen to pull up some of the color in little dots.


To finish the card I added some patterned paper and tied a bow with natural twine at the top. To add just a touch of dimension I also added some Glossy Accents to the bird's beak and portions of the background.

Enjoy the video!




8 comments:

  1. Great background and a fabulous sentiment. My compliments...
    Best, Synnöve

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  2. Thanks Simon!!! Compliments from me too! :)
    Deb

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  3. Simon, you did a great job. Love your card. Watching you use the pencils makes me want to get out mine. Great job! TFS

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  4. Very impressive work, thanks for sharing Simon. Cheers!

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  5. Thanks for sharing this video, super fun! I loved it! ;)

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  6. Such a fun card! Great video, too!

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  7. Wow you did a great job Simon and I am so happy to have you join our video team a very warm welcome.

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  8. This is Great Simon! Love it!

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