How to Draw Landscapes with Colored Pencils
You’ll need: one regular 2B pencil, at least three shades of green color pencils, and 72 Prismacolor Premier set of 72 pencils. Next, you’ll need your darkest green, a medium blue, and a medium green (or pure green).
Take your medium blue and lay it in near the top of your drawing with medium pressure, then work your way down to just above the mountain range with your lightest blue. Fill in the clouds and blend the light gray with your white. Let’s move on to the bushes. Take a yellow green pencil and fill in the entire line of bushes with hard pressure.
How do you draw dirt with colored pencils?
For sandy soils, an even color layer and a light touch are best; use the side of the pencil and two or three layers for best results. For coarser soils or gravel, try a found texture like concrete or sand paper.
Can you sketch with colored pencils?
Because colored pencil is primarily a dry medium, there is no need to worry about drying time when tinting a drawing with light strokes that let the color of the paper show through, or you can use colored pencil to create a solid deposit of many layers of color.
How do you make colored pencil texture?
Using hatching and cross-hatching, stippling (tapping), circular strokes, and random strokes, layer colors to create texture. Each layer of color adds depth to the texture, creating light and dark patterns that mimic the texture of your subject.
What color is the bark on a tree?
The concentration of tannins in particular gives bark a reddish brown color, similar to that of a cup of black tea; another factor is the thickness of a tree’s bark; some species, like ironbark, have dark, deep-ridged bark.
How do you dye a tree with crayons?
- Draw the outline of a tree with many branches with a pencil.
- Imagine where the light hits the tree.
- Fill in the rest of the leaves with green.
- Color the branches and part of the trunk with dark brown.
- Imagine where the tree’s darkest shadows would be.