Colored Pencil Workshop with Sarah Becktel

Workshop 2, Colored Pencil with Mixed Media, has begun! In this FREE online course, artist Sarah Becktel will guide you through four video lessons demonstrating how to create art with colored pencil as the primary medium. Sarah will then introduce techniques for adding solvents, watercolor, acrylic and ink to enhance and accentuate artwork while still maintaining the look and feel of colored pencil. 

You'll be able to see all four lessons here:


WORKSHOP 2

Here’s the schedule – all videos will be posted on their start date at 9:00am CST:

Lesson 1: May 7, 2018
Introduction to Materials and Techniques

In lesson 1, you'll be getting acquainted with the materials and techniques that Sarah will be using throughout the workshop. She'll be doing short demonstrations in this lesson, and then you’ll focus on each medium in more detail during the next 3 lessons.      

Lesson 2: May 14, 2018
Adding Fluid Acrylics to Colored Pencil

In this lesson, you’ll be focusing on enhancing colored pencil with fluid acrylic.  Sarah be working on Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media Boards that are toned with fluid acrylic. 


Lesson 3: May 21, 2018
Adding Watercolor to Colored Pencil

In this lesson, you’ll be focusing on enhancing colored pencil with watercolor.  

Lesson 4:
Using Pen and Ink with Colored Pencil

In this lesson, you will be focusing on techniques for combining pen and ink with colored pencil and fluid acrylic.  Sarah will also be referencing value, which refers to how light or dark something is.  A value scale applies numbers to each value with 1 representing white and 10 representing black.  As the numbers increase, the value gets darker. 

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