Shading, blending and other techniques can be used to enhance your coloring pages. These techniques will work well with Polychromos color pencils and Art Grip Aquarelle® Watercolor Pencils.
|To create blocks of intense color, hold the pencil in an almost vertical position and press down hard on the paper.
|To color an area evenly, hold the pencil at a very shallow angle, and only press down lightly on the paper.The structure of the paper will be visible, while individual strokes will not.
Hatching and Cross-Hatching:
|Drawing many lines alongside each other will create an area of color, which can be intensified by repeatedly overlaying lines at
|Light to Dark:
|Light colors are transparent, while dark colors provide coverage. Superimposing layers of color increases the brilliance and vividness of the colors.