This is the colored pencils 101 class, and the foundation we’ll build upon in this entire course. You’ll learn how to hold and sharpen a pencil correctly and understand the different uses of oil and wax pencils. This module covers the 5 basic strokes, with examples of each one and when to use them. We’ll go over the basic blending tools, as well as layering and burnishing. You’ll also understand how to use the 5 blending and shading techniques: dark edges, light edges, gradients, using light and shadow, and embellishing. Practice worksheets included to color along.