A place to share tips and ideas for those of you who love using colored pencils, gel pens, ink and markers. From beginners to advanced we'll discuss topics such as techniques, tools and answers to your questions. Looking forward to seeing you!
Latest Activity: Dec 4
Hello and welcome to the Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers Group!
You can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page. You can ask questions, share tips, and share your art! You can also ask for feedback on specific pieces.
Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).
Just a few simple rules:
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Hello, I am new here. My choice of media are pens, markers and colored pencils.I like the portability of them. And I like that I can work on paper instead of canvas.I am currently pondering choices in markers. I prefer the alcohol markers. They…READ MORE
Hello friends! I am a beginner and wish to use water color pencils in my projects of mixed media, canvas and so on. Please suggest a set of 36 shades good for water coloring and dry coloring. I came across some of the sets as…READ MORE
Hi Guys,Here's a question to everyone.When I color a drawing with pencil colours, thers white patches every where. LIKE ON THE DRAWING which I dont like..could u give me some tips on How to reduce it ..READ MORE
Another question How can I use black sheets for drawing ? Can I use color pencils or I should use chalk which I don't prefer or like .For color pencils I don't use all colors ; some of them I use more than half while others are still as they are .…READ MORE
I've been using Prismacolor Premier colored pencils (and their VeryThin brothers) which are wax pencils. (wax bloom and all). But I've been seeing some great works with oil pencils like Polychromos and Lyra. I find them harder to locate...all I have…READ MORE
Hi there!I know that this question might seem a bit odd but I'm just staring out using Prismacolor Premiers, and I was wondering if it was possible to warm the cores by rolling the pencil in your hand, the way you would warm nail polish? As I'm sure…READ MORE
Im in this competition....its topic is related to space i am done with the drawing but i dunno how to get the starry night background as the picture is based on space and aliens :DPlz tell me how to capture that effect of the space's background :D…READ MORE