Online Class

Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil

$19.99$39.99
Format

Online Class

$19.99

DVD

$24.99

Draw radiant, true-to-life flowers that pop off the paper. Learn techniques for matching colors, shifting values, layering, blending, burnishing and more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Cynthia Knox
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Achieve captivating floral compositions blooming with lifelike color, form and depth alongside professional colored pencil artist Cynthia Knox. Learn to select, edit and transfer the perfect reference photo to your paper. Choose and layer colors that match corresponding areas in your reference. Build eye-catching depth with value shifts between shadows, midtones and highlights. Make your drawing look more like a painting with burnishing techniques. Add rich details for a more intriguing image. Create expressive painterly effects with blending techniques. Draw leaves that spring to life with nuanced details. Capture a garden of gorgeous imagery as you learn how to draw flowers with colored pencils.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Layering, Blending & Burnishing
19:55
Meet artist Cynthia Knox as she introduces you to the amazing colored pencil techniques you'll learn throughout this class! Gain helpful insights into color theory, blending techniques and the burnishing method, which creates a gorgeous painterly effect.
2. Working With Reference Photos
15:43
3. Value & Fixing Mistakes
20:24
4. Adding Dimension
15:42
5. Blurring & Blending
30:15
6. Natural Shadows & Leaves
11:26
7. Dramatic Backgrounds & Petal Veins
21:57

Recommended with this class

  • Standard art supplies: pencils, pens, surfaces, kneaded eraser
  • Colored pencils

Taught by

Cynthia Knox
Cynthia Knox
Cynthia Knox is a professional colored pencil and graphite artist whose work has received numerous awards at national and international juried exhibitions. Along with creating commissioned work and being featured in art magazines and websites, Cynthia teaches art techniques to individuals and large groups. She's also published a number of instructional art books, including The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing, Flowers in Colored Pencil, Pencil Drawing Step by Step and more.

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