As mentioned in my last post on colors, “Going Monochrome,” I introduced some easy ways for eliminating the stress that you may feel when selecting colors. I described the Traditional Color Schemes in general, and provided more information about the Monochrome Scheme.
In this post, I’ll introduce you to the
Complementary Scheme. About the Complementary Scheme
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BIC MarkIt Ultra Fine 36 Count
Looking for a great set of ultra fine markers? When I am coloring-in detailed illustrations, that is what I want. My Sharpies have been my go-to for a few years now.
However, as I’ve advanced in my techniques, the 24 colors that Sharpie gives me just aren’t enough to let me do some multi-color shading to bring depth and life to my coloring.
So it was great that, for Christmas, I received a 36-count pack of
BIC Mark-it Ultra Fine Point Permanent Markers. I’ve been giving them a good workout, and I must say, I find myself grabbing my BICs more often than my faithful old Sharpies. Continue reading “BIC MarkIt Ultra Fine Markers: The Ultimate Ultra Fine?”
Whether an illustration is a pattern, abstract, or still-life, shading can give it dimension and depth – some “life.” And yes, shading with colored pencils is
Continue reading “Colored Pencil Shading in 5 Easy Steps”