Using Watercolor Over Pencil and Graphite Drawings

In this video, Steve Mitchell demonstrates how to incorporate watercolor into pencil and graphite drawings. He discusses the best papers to use for this technique, including Stillman and Burn’s heavy weight papers, Strathmore mixed media, and B Books. The artist also gives tips on how to create simple washes and layering techniques to enhance the overall effect of the drawing. This video is perfect for artists looking to expand their skills and add a new element to their drawings.


If you love to draw with graphite, why not accent your sketches with some watercolor. They work just peachy together and can make for some cool drawings.

Colors used:
Nickel Quinacridone Gold
Perylene Maroon
Anthraquinone Blue
Apatite Green Genuine

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