Top 7 Colored Pencil Mistakes that Beginners Make – Lachri

Today I’m talking about the top 7 mistakes I see colored pencil artist make when trying to get certain results. Are you a beginner and having trouble getting smooth blending? I’ve got the answer for you! Is paint thinner/odorless mineral spirit not working right for you? I’m going to show you why! I have 7 tips for you to help you to improve your colored pencil work!!

✮ If you make one of these “mistakes” but you like your results, then it’s not a mistake at all! There is no one right or wrong way to make art, if what you are doing makes you happy, continue doing it!


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Time lapse and speed painting tutorials and demonstrations by award winning artist Lachri. Learn how to paint portraits, surreal landscapes, pets, lions, tigers, and birds…pretty sure a Wizard of OZ reference should be made right about now. 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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