Mini Colored Pencil Rainy Days: Preclass

This is an intermediate course, therefore supplies for the Colored Pencil Jumpstart course are assumed. Any brand of colored pencils is welcome; for the techniques in this class, Stonehenge is highly recommended.

(This Pre-class lesson has no videos; the free Pre-class lesson for CPJS has more basic info on pencils including some video.)


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Colored Pencils: Choose one brand, or try the class with another you own:


Other supplies:

  • Kneaded eraser EH | Blick | AMZ
  • Stick eraser  Blick
  • Pencil Sharpener – recommend both:
  • Electric QuietSharp  Blick | AMZ
  • Handheld  EH | Blick | AMZ  many other brands work fine
  • Gamsol EH | Blick | AMZ  or  other Odorless Mineral Spirits, – or just use Baby Oil  AMZ
  • Solvent jars AMZ (place solution in jar with a cotton ball)
  • Blending Stumps EH | Blick | AMZ
  • Tea Strainer
  • QTips


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