Color Application with Colored Pencils

In this class, you will learn how to create depth, shadows and highlights using colored pencils by using techniques that include layering, blending and burnishing.

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and available now for all Tier 2 students.  Some classes are also available to Tier 1 students. Click here to see the Tier 1 Class Listing.  

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  • Click on Classroom
  • Click on Tier 2
  • Scroll to Current Classes


Materials List:

  • Colored Pencils: Prismacolor or Faber-Castell Polychromos
  • Pencil Sharpener: Alvin Brass Bullet
  • Paper: HP Premium 32, Xerox 32 or Arches Hot Pressed Watercolor Paper
  • Kneaded Eraser


Share Your Work Tag us with @kallicampacademy using #kcacoloredpencils so we can share your work!



Melissa Baker

Instagram: @melissabakercalligraphy


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