Skin Tone & Colored Pencil Choices – Polychromos, Prismacolor, Holbein, Pablo
I received a question from a viewer about beefing up on colored pencil choices for skin tones, and so I decided to answer the question even more than just a few sentences. Here’s a guideline in choosing skin tones ranging from cool and warm tones, also featuring your favorite colored pencil brands like Faber-Castell Polychromos, Prismacolor, Caran D’ Ache Pablo, and Holbein Artists’ Colored Pencils. Keep in mind these are not the only options, but a basic starting palette to work with. You can use unconventional colors in addition to these to layer and give vibrancy to your piece.
This video in broken down into parts:
1) What colors are great for highlights/low lights, midtones/mid skin tones, and shadows/darker tones
2) Which brands have which colors to offer
3) Final tips
I’ve provided a downloadable link for each sheet that was shown in this video with the swatches. You can download the jpg version on google photos.
Have a great weekend and have fun getting creative!
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