A Making A Mark Guide: Sketching Plein Air with Coloured Pencils

A Making A Mark Guide:

Sketching Plein Air with Coloured Pencils

The following publication is available as a pdf file and can be downloaded for free for personal educational use only
(see copyright notice).
Who is this guide for?
This guide is for people who would like to learn more about:
  • sketching plein air
  • using coloured pencils for sketching outdoors
What the guide covers 
This guide is about a sketch I started at Kew Gardens and completed at home.  It covers:
  • how to get used to a place and find a view to sketch
  • how to use your camera as a tool and to collect reference photographs
  • developing my version of a thumbnail sketch;
  • how to consider and select colours;
  • developing a sketch - working plein air and
  • finishing - working back home / in the studio.

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Making A Mark - Sketching Plein Air with Coloured Pencils v1.4.pdf 279.7KB The first version of this article appeared on Making a Mark on 13th August 2007, followed by a revised version on Travels with a Sketchbook in...... on 28th August 2007

Personal and educational use only

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