Prismacolor Color Wheel. Here is some of the information that I could find regarding color theory that may be helpful especially for beginners like myself.
Definitions: Primary Colors: Red, yellow and blue – cannot be mixed from any other colors.Secondary Colors: Two primary colors mixed together resulting in orange, green and violet.Tertiary (Intermediate) Colors: One primary and one secondary mixed together.Aggressive (Warm) Colors: Reds, oranges and yellows.Receding (Cool) Colors: Greens, blues and violets.Hue: Another name for color.Tint: Color + WhiteTone: Color + GrayShade: Color + BlackKey Color: Dominant color in a color scheme or mixture.Neutral Grey: Combination of black and white.Intensity or Chroma: The brightness or dullness of a color. Quoted from Pocket Color Wheel Refer to the Color Wheel for color combination ideas and to see which colors complement each other. Drawing Workshops and Classes in Charcoal, Pen & Ink, Colored Pencils, and Watercolor Pencils.
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With basic drawing skills you can achieve colorful drawings that are awesome! If you feel you would like to improve your drawing skills before working with colored pencils, go to the Learn Basic Drawing button on the left to start the drawing lessons. Colored Pencil portrait tutorial - lesson on how to draw a face with Prismacolors.
Colored pencil technique lesson - how to use Prismacolor and Derwent colored pencils to draw a face.
NOTE: THIS SECTION OF THE SITE IS DUE FOR AN UPDATE/OVERHAUL. Stay tuned! Drawing with colored pencils is dramatically different than drawing with graphite pencils, in several ways. In this tutorial, I will introduce and discuss some general concepts, tips, and techniques you'll need to learn in order to work well with colored pencils. How to Draw a Beetle. What's New. Drawing Workshops and Classes in Charcoal, Pen & Ink, Colored Pencils, and Watercolor Pencils.