Vintage Car: In-Depth Colored Pencil Tutorial

Vintage Car: In-Depth Colored Pencil Tutorial

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Take a Spin Down Memory Lane in a Model A Ford

How do you combine realism and impressionism in the same project? Vintage Car brings together the best of both!

Discover how working with colored pencil on toned paper will give a warm vintage feel to your artwork. You'll start by creating highlights and then gradually add detail to this beautiful antique car, while also creating a loose background that brings your subject into sharper detail.

To help you achieve that special look, Keisha Leigh Smith will show you a variety of unique pencil strokes such as "circle dot, squish," "sticks and squares," and U-shaped." You'll...

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This is a digital download. Prefer Print?

Print editions now on Amazon. Click here >>

Take a Spin Down Memory Lane in a Model A Ford

How do you combine realism and impressionism in the same project? Vintage Car brings together the best of both!

Discover how working with colored pencil on toned paper will give a warm vintage feel to your artwork. You'll start by creating highlights and then gradually add detail to this beautiful antique car, while also creating a loose background that brings your subject into sharper detail.

To help you achieve that special look, Keisha Leigh Smith will show you a variety of unique pencil strokes such as "circle dot, squish," "sticks and squares," and U-shaped." You'll combine these with other strokes you already know to create the distinctive look of this handsome automobile.

When you're done, you'll have a gorgeous piece of art, worthy of framing and gifting!

You'll learn how to:

  • Use PanPastel to transfer an image
  • Create deep reflection on a polished surface.
  • Combine unique and traditional pencil strokes for a unique look.
  • Create a loose background to enhance a realistic subject.
  • Instruction suited for all levels, even beginners

About The Author: Keisha Leigh Smith works as a full-time commission artist, drawing custom portraits, vintage automobiles, aircraft, and mid-century modern signs. She lives in her hometown of Arlington, Texas and is a member of Create Arlington, a local studio, gallery, and co-op.

About In-Depth Tutorials: Whether you are new to colored pencil or a seasoned artist, you will gain invaluable insight, practice, and experience from this Vintage Model A project. Created by master colored pencil artists, each In-Depth tutorial features detailed steps and focuses on teaching you why and not just how the artist applies their technique.

While most art instruction books typically contain 4-6 steps per project, our In-Depth tutorials feature 24 or more steps to take you further and help you succeed. With large images and dozens of easy-to-follow steps, In-Depth tutorials truly show you exactly how the artist works, making it so stress-free to learn new colored pencil techniques and achieve success

In-Depth tutorials are all about preparing yourself for future wins, while also creating a beautiful piece of artwork.

Note: Drawing paper and pencils not included. See images for complete supply list.

Publish Date: May 2021

Draw... Frame... Bask in your talent!

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UR
07/01/2021
Ursula R.
Canada Canada
Enjoyed the tutorial very much,,

It was easy to follow, new to pencils, oil painter for at least 25 yrs, enjoying the pencils, still learning,

PH
06/16/2021
Paul H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
1931 Ford

Very good tutorial easy to follow great subject

EK
06/03/2021
Estee K.
United States United States
Green Overkill

I really enjoyed this particularly since my brother has the same auto. It was pretty much out of my wheelhouse since I'm not very experienced, but I followed the great directions. I gave him my finished project and he was amazed - and my heart was happy that he loves it so much. Thank you!

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DW
06/02/2021
Diann W.
United States United States
vintage ford

I am thoroughly enjoin the work on this car! Hot summer days give me time to spend inside, carefully following along with the artist. What a good study, specially of the effects of local color on the object

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