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A Guide to Colored Pencils


A Guide to Colored Pencils

Trad Art Week: Tools of Your Trade I love colored pencils! I love the smell, the texture, the wonderful colors that no sCaNnER cAn eVER GET RIGHT--- Hello everyone! I'm Kiki-Tayler,  a collector of colored pencils. In this article I'll be talking about the technique I use when working with colored pencils. I'll cover the topics of colored pencil brands/types, paper quality, auxiliary tools, and the super secret technique. (It's not all that secret, tbh) Let's dive in and talk about the pencils themselves. I use a mixture of Prismacolor pencils and Faber Castell pencils. Prismacolor Pencils Have a Wax-coreMassive selection of bright colo

Mastering being a Beginner


Mastering being a Beginner

Being a Beginner Week Every artist is going to discover that they're a beginner again. We return to this important phase multiple times as we try new mediums, new techniques, and new methods of displaying our efforts. The trick is to rejoice at our status instead of being frustrated. Greetings! I'm Kiki-Tayler, a perpetual beginner and ever-practicing optimist. We all return to being beginners multiple times. Personally I've been a beginner at least a dozen times. The short above was my experience going from watercolors over to oil paints. Admittedly I did not take the transition well, and swore off oils for several years. But, when I did r
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My Bio
I'm an artist because I love to create.
I'm a career artist because there's nothing else I would rather do.
I'm a dork because I'm a dork.

Favourite Visual Artist
Dan dos Santos and Jessica Douglas
Favourite Movies
Wreck-it Ralph and Warm Bodies
Tools of the Trade
Prismacolor Pencils, copic markers, watercolor and glitter
Other Interests
Gaming, drawing, playing dungeons and dragons, reading, sleeping and hanging out with friends

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Amazing work clowning around... sure to leave me in STITCHES! :giggle:

Thank you for adding my 'Find your way around DA' journal to your collection.
I hope you will find it useful :)

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