Most people learn to write their first words and draw their first shapes using a pencil. That’s why I think it’s pretty safe to say that pencils are the most famous media there is. Although when it comes to art, pencils come in many types and purposes. Pencils have varying tones of graphite and charcoal pencils. They also have tons of colors from colored and watercolor pencils. And pencils also get precision for technical and detailed illustrations from the thin leads of a mechanical pencil.
Today, we’re going to find out how to use watercolor pencils properly. This type of pencil is easily mistaken for standard colored pencils. Unlike colored pencils, watercolor pencils are much softer, more vibrant, and it’s water-soluble. Without water, you can put down thicker layers and produce more vibrant shades with the more delicate tips, and it’s far from the experience of using colored pencils. Brush a bit of water with your illustration, and the watercolor pencils pop out and show broader capabilities and possibilities. But, it won’t be as straightforward as you might think. So here are tons of tips to help you ensure the best results on your first try. Are you ready? [Read more…] about How to Use Watercolor Pencils: A Series of Step by Step Guides