Color pencil techniques and methods

CALM color pencil drawing

Been working on this image a bit more, using color pencils is very time consuming.

 

When working with color pencils you want to create layers of colors.  To achieve this you start with a base color and work up the layers with subsequent colors.  I work from light to dark.

The initial layering of color looks flat and messy. But it all comes together once blended and more colors are added.

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The Art of Reconciliation-the art of dealing with racism

Recently I participated in a public art project through the City of Vancouver in British Columbia and created 4 large scale portrait drawings for the project.  The project itself had to deal with issues of racism, reconciliation and residential first nations schools,in Canada.  It was a privilege to be a part of this project and… Continue reading The Art of Reconciliation-the art of dealing with racism