Online class with Cynthia Knox

Light & Shading With Colored Pencils

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Sharpen your drawing skills and create a breathtaking floral composition.

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Cynthia Knox is a professional colored pencil and graphite artist whose work has received numerous awards at national and international juried exhibit...Read more

Lessons (6)

Introduction & Color Swatches
1. Introduction & Color Swatches
Meet artist Cynthia Knox and start with an overview of your project: a still life of bright yellow roses against a dramatic black background. Cynthia ...Read more
21min
Steps 1 & 2: Pan Pastel Layer & Highlight Petal
2. Steps 1 & 2: Pan Pastel Layer & Highlight Petal
Colored pencil work is known to be notoriously slow. Speed up the process by learning how to fill in large areas quickly with pen pastels. From there,...Read more
15min
Steps 3 & 4: Midtone & Dark Petals
3. Steps 3 & 4: Midtone & Dark Petals
Next, move on to the other flower petals. Start your first petal by creating graduated midtones, then the next one with graduated darks. See how to la...Read more
20min
Steps 5 & 6: Color Transitions & Depth
4. Steps 5 & 6: Color Transitions & Depth
Then, continue working on your flower as Cindy shows you how to create areas of soft focus, crisp edges and detail. After that, build up the layers in...Read more
19min
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Cynthia Knox is a professional colored pencil and graphite artist whose work has received numerous awards at national and international juried exhibit...Read more

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