TIPS, TECHNIQUES & TUTORIALS
In this three part video tutorial series with accompanying practice coloring worksheet, Jones Flores teaches us about the color wheel, color schemes and how to apply those color schemes to our coloring. She presents the guidance in separate and dedicated videos for Prismacolor Premiers and Faber Castell Polychromos. Therefore, whether you prefer wax-based or oil-based pencils you can get the specific color guidance from Jones. In addition, she provides us with guidance on using chalk pastels for backgrounds.
The specific tutorials are as follows:
Let's get started...
Download the Practice Coloring Worksheet
All parts of this tutorial series utilize the coloring worksheet below. Download & print the "Choosing Colors" worksheet featuring the birds of prey from Beautiful Creatures so you can color along with Jones' guidance.
Click the "Download File" link to download the "Choosing Colors" practice coloring worksheet.
Part 1: Understanding the Color Wheel and Color Schemes
Below you will find a color list and accompanying video tutorial for both Prismacolor Premiers and Faber Castell Polychromos colored pencils. Both video tutorials are on understanding the color wheel and color schemes.
Prismacolor Premiers color list and tutorial video:
Faber Castell Polychromos color list and tutorial video:
Part 2: Applying Color Schemes
In this part of the tutorial, Jones puts the color schemes into practice by coloring the eyes and feathers of the birds of prey on the practice coloring page.
Below you will find a color list for the birds of prey and an accompanying video tutorial for both Prismacolor Premiers and Faber Castell Polychromos colored pencils. Both video tutorials focusing on applying color schemes..
Prismacolor Premier color list & tutorial video for applying color schemes:
Faber Castell Polychromos color list & tutorial video for applying color schemes:
Part 3: Coloring the Background with Chalk Pastels
In the final part of this video tutorial series, Jones show us how to apply chalk pastels for the background of the birds of prey.
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