Starting to Sketch with Coloured Pencils by Katherine Tyrrell

A Making A Mark Sketching Guide: 

Starting to sketch with coloured pencils

available as a pdf file
can be downloaded for free
for personal educational use only

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Who is this guide is for

This guide is for:

  • people who want to learn how to sketch
  • people who familiar with coloured pencils but have never used them for sketching.

What does the guide cover? 

This article looks at

  • basics you need to think about when you're starting to sketch
  • issues which sketching with coloured pencils can help you address

Making A Mark FREE Guide by Katherine Tyrrell

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Copyright:  You may reproduce this article for your personal, individual and educational use only so long as the copyright notice is respected and it remains attached to the article.  You may not reproduce it further or use it in a commercial content without my written permission.  A licence and fee is required for commercial use.  (see 'About Katherine Tyrrell' for contact details).

The benefits of sketching with coloured pencils

Sketching with coloured pencils helps you to:
  • Expand your portfolio of subject matter 
  • Get a true record of the colours and tones you see
  • Develop your freehand drawing and observational skills
  • Learn how to draw more quickly
  • Learn how to draw outside - and in public!
  • Learn how to choose what to sketch