Online class with Susan Rubin

Colored Pencil Essentials

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Improve all of your colored pencil drawings! Learn easy, empowering techniques for color mixing, application and more.

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Susan Rubin's lifelong passion for drawing led her to study art and art history at Colorado College and the University of Exeter in England. After gra...Read more

Lessons (7)

First Steps
1. First Steps
Meet your instructor, Susan Rubin, and see how to set up a successful workspace for drawing comfortably. Then learn the difference between student-gra...Read more
26min
Color Basics
2. Color Basics
Learn all about color! Begin with creating the color wheel as Susan helps you understand complementary and analogous color relationships. Then start t...Read more
15min
Luminous Color Layering
3. Luminous Color Layering
Create a color recipe book with Susan's technique for layering colors and labeling your pencils for future reference. Then, learn Susan's mixing and t...Read more
21min
Surface Textures in Colored Pencil
4. Surface Textures in Colored Pencil
Learn Susan's tricks behind using unique tools, such as wax paper and baby oil, to create more kinds of texture on paper. Achieve a smooth, finished l...Read more
27min
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Susan Rubin's lifelong passion for drawing led her to study art and art history at Colorado College and the University of Exeter in England. After gra...Read more

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