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Week 2: Introduction to Color Pencil and Florentine Drawing Technique with Sheldon Borenstein

Week 2: Introduction to Color Pencil and Florentine Drawing Technique
Explore Drawing and Painting with Different Mediums! Learn to work with color pencils, and the important elements of Florentine drawing style

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Sheldon Borenstein
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Colored Pencil, Paper
57m 3s

In week two, you will learn to work with color pencils and get familiar with the Florentine drawing technique. Instructor Sheldon Borenstein shares his useful tips on using Copic Colorless Sketch Marker to blend color pencils. He, then, shows you how to skillfully use toned paper as the middle value in a drawing, and walks you through other important elements of the Florentine style.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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