Tips on how to draw a rose in colored pencil w/ Lachri

In today’s speed drawing demonstration, I’m sharing some tips on creating a realistic rose in colored pencils.
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Supplies used: (these are my amazon affiliate links)
Fabriano Artistico Extra White hot pressed 140lb watercolor paper (no link)
Polychromos –
Luminance –
Derwent Drawing Chinese White –
Mona Lisa Odorless Paint thinner –
or Gamsol odorless mineral spirits –
Faber Castell ink eraser
glassine (the stuff under my hand to prevent smudging)
Derwent pencil extender

Colors used:
burnt ochre, perylene brown, anthraquinoid pink, bisnuth yellow, burnt ochre 10%, burnt sienna 10%, olive yellow, steel grey, french grey 10%, raw umber 50%, paynes grey 30%, permanent red, moss green, apricot, grass green, dark sap green, olive brown, burnt sienna 50%, raw umber 10%, spring green, scarlet, white

deep scarlet red, caput mortuum violet, chrome oxide green, warm grey VI, medium flesh, may green, permanent green olive, chromium green opaque, permanent green, dark cadmium orange, pink carmine, alizarin crimson, pine green, fuchsia, walnut brown, dark red, indian red, cold grey III, black

Derwent Drawing Chinese White

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Get tips and watch techniques for working in acrylic and oil paint, carbon pencil, graphite and colored pencil.
This video was shot using the Canon VIXIA HF G20 HD camcorder.


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