On-Demand Video Workshops

Learn at your own pace in these previously recorded video workshops! You'll have anytime-always video access so you can  watch them whenever you like!

"The digital Zoom workshop was, in my opinion, great, even advantageous. We received the same great instruction from Ann Kullberg that I envisioned. I learned so much about creating skin tones and the details of making eyes come to life! It was so totally worth the the time and effort invested."

- Melodie L., Tier 2 Portraits Workshop with Ann

"I needed this class on fur! Being able to pause and work at my own pace was even better than real time! Please continue to offer the recorded versions of pajama classes!"

- Tammy R., Video Workshop: Furry Fox - with Judith Selcuk

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Video: Airbrush Backgrounds Jelly Bean Class with Aimee Croteau

Instructors: Aimee Croteau
Cost: $25
Time: 90 minutes

About the video: Airbrushed backgrounds will blow you away! Discover how to use an airbrush to create a blurred background for your colored pencil artwork. Artists with all levels of experience are welcome, but beginner to intermediate airbrush artists: this video is for you! Aimee will share proper use of supplies, layering, common mistakes, and achieving the bokeh effect will be covered so that you can pick up an airbrush with confidence after watching this course. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Isn't That Cheating? Jelly Bean Class with Ann Kullberg & Rhonda Dicksion

Instructors: Ann Kullberg & Rhonda Dicksion
Cost: $25
Time: 90 minutes

About the video: How do you create the best possible tracing? Ann explores seven very different ways to get a line drawing onto your drawing paper. With methods that are very low-tech to those that require a little technical know-how, she'll carefully explain and demonstrate each option. But tracing is more than just logistics. A great tracing involves a certain way of seeing and thinking, which Ann will reveal. And no, it's most definitely not cheating, and Ann will discuss that, too! Bonus: Rhonda Dicksion joins in on this video with another option: digital tracing on your tablet using an app! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Get On Board with Gourds! Jelly Bean Class with Gretchen Parker

Instructor: Gretchen Parker
Cost: $25
Time: 90 minutes

About the video: Yes, colored pencil on gourds! Gretchen's entertaining and very informative slide presentation will give you everything you need to know to begin your very own gourd creation! She will show you various colored pencil works on gourds and introduce some of the tools used when creating a colored-pencil-on-gourd treasure. Gretchen will share some of her completed gourd art, and her slides will take you clearly through the whole process, including growing, cleaning, and completing a gourd project. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Solvent Solutions Jelly Bean Class with Judith Selcuk

Instructor: Judith Selcuk
Cost: $25
Time: 90 minutes

About the video: Blend-In to Stand Out! In this video workshop Judith will show you the techniques and tips to use solvents effectively. You'll learn how to avoid common pitfalls such as patchy areas, streaky spots, and oily smears. Solvents can be a joy to use, creating velvety smooth lay down of pigment and allowing layers to be blended, moved and manipulated. Once dry, within minutes colored pencil can be reapplied to add more vibrancy and depth. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Deep Dark Blacks Jelly Bean Class with Judith Selcuk

Instructor: Judith Selcuk
Cost: $25
Time: 90 minutes

About the video: There's more to black than just black! ...Judith will show you why. In this video workshop you'll learn multiple color combinations to create lively dark backgrounds that will make you want to create more and more contrasting pieces of art to practice your newfound skills. In just 90 minutes you can create a simple yet elegant piece of art and learn skills to use in future artwork. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Bokeh - The Airbrush Way! with Aimee Croteau

Instructor: Aimee Croteau
Cost: $60
Time: 5 hours

About the video: Airbrush and colored pencil make a perfect team! You'll learn to use an airbrush to blast through backgrounds, executing a bokeh effect that creates smoother and softer backgrounds than could be achieved with colored pencil alone. Airbrushing is not very common in colored pencil art and in this video, you'll learn unique skills that you can incorporate in your future drawings for years to come - get ready to help your artwork stand out from the crowd! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Mastering Colors #5 - Understanding Neutrals and Near-Neutrals with Amy Lindenberger

Instructor: Amy Lindenberger
Cost: $60
Time: 6 hours

About the video: Watch Amy in this newly available video in the Mastering Colors series! Very pale and almost — but not quite — browns and grays present a special challenge to artists. Those kinds of colors seem so different from our full-spectrum color wheel, so how do you best work with them in this 12-color system from her best-selling publication Colors: A Workbook? Let Amy Lindenberger show you how! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Glistening Cherries with Carmen Barros

Instructor: Carmen Barros
Cost: $115
Time: 10 hours

About the video: What is the secret to making colored pencil shine and glisten with contrast on black paper? In this video recording of her live workshop, Carmen will show you step by step how to make your cherries glisten and glow and how to isolate sections of crystal to gain accuracy. Begin with a value study in white, then gradually add color, starting with light reds and going ever darker to recreate these plump, vivid, eye-popping bombs of glistening color. You'll learn a ton about working on black paper, creating dramatic color and light, and how to draw cut crystal with ease. Carmen is a born teacher with years of experience and a calm, welcoming manner. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Vintage Glass & Grapes with Cynthia Knox

Instructor: Cynthia Knox
Cost: $135
Time: 15 hours

About the video: "Paint" like the Old Masters with your Colored Pencils! Join Cynthia in this workshop video as she teaches how to transform colored pencil drawings into luminous and richly saturated paintings with a variety of tips, textures, and techniques. This classic still life offers a few unique textures: Sleek grapes, shiny and reflective glass, and different wood grains. The rich background lends a moody touch and is offset by the directional lighting that illuminates one side of our subject. Cynthia shows you how to brilliantly create them all. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Shiny Marbles on Drafting Film with Gretchen Parker

Instructor: Gretchen Parker
Cost: $95
Time: 8 hours

About the video: Learn from a master of drafting film! Gretchen Parker literally wrote the book about using colored pencils on drafting film (CP Surfaces: Drafting Film), and in this fun and relaxed video workshop she's going to teach you a variety of skills that will have you well on your way to mastering this versatile surface, too. You will learn when and why to use the front or back of the film, how to use tortillons or paper stumps to blend colors and how to easily create aerial perspective (a sense of distance) in your work. Drafting film makes quick work of colored pencil art while easily creating vivid, vibrant colors and Gretchen Parker holds no detail back in this video! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Colored Pencil Boot Camp with Jan Fagan

Instructor: Jan Fagan
Cost: $40
Time: 3.5 hours

About the video: New to colored pencils? This video is for you! You could spend months learning all this on your own...or learn it all from Jan in one video workshop! Absolutely perfect for beginners. Spend 3.5 hours with Jan and make your very own CP Reference Manual stuffed with info you need to be well armed to tackle any colored pencil project. As Jan covers pencil brands, paper choices, tracing paper, paper stumps, sharpeners, erasers, pencil strokes, lightfastness, blending and too many more topics to mention, YOU will be creating your own book of colored pencil facts and tips for you to refer to forever. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Furry Fox with Judith Selcuk

Instructor: Judith Selcuk
Cost: $55
Time: 5 hours

About the video: Furry, Fluffy Fun! Enjoy this popular class on video! With this video, just 13 colored pencils and a few short hours you will be so happy with what you've created under British artist Judith Selcuk's expert guidance! Drawing fur doesn't have to be painstaking. Let Judith teach you how to simplify what can otherwise seem a daunting task. This workshop is based on Judith's extremely popular Jumpstart Fox Tutorial.  Even if you already have the lesson, nothing beats learning by watching! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Heidi the Hedgehog with Judith Selcuk

Instructor: Judith Selcuk
Cost: $65
Time: 6 hours

About the video: The BEST things come in small packages! How do you simplify drawing animals without losing realism? Judith has the most amazing talent for doing exactly that, and how lucky for you that she’s willing to share her secrets! Heidi is a perfect lesson for beginners, but any artist young or old, newbie or pro will learn a lot in this class and create something cute enough to frame and cute enough to gift. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Bengal Tiger with Mark Menendez

Instructor: Mark Menendez
Cost: $75
Time: 5 hours

About the video: "Simply stunning... and those eyes!" In this fun, skill-building workshop video, Mark Menendez will show you how to go fast-forward through a drawing by letting colored paper do a lot of the work for you. He'll lead you through building rich darks and brilliant lights — and all with only 20 colored pencils. Best of all - you'll learn how to perfect those intense eyes! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Christmas Sleigh with Mark Menendez

Instructor: Mark Menendez
Cost: $75
Time: 7 hours

About the video: Get in the holiday spirit, and create the perfect holiday keepsake! Santa's sleigh, adorned with ornaments glowing in the candlelit snowy night...  what a warm holiday scene for you to create! This beautiful Christmas painting would be perfect for holiday decorating, as a gift, or on the cover of a card. It's a loving and lasting impression from you to friends and family!  In this video workshop Mark will show you how to deftly draw so many varied textures – wood, lace, metal and more! – to create a painting full of holiday cheer! You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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Video: Morning Hibiscus with Mark Menendez

Instructor: Mark Menendez
Cost: $75
Time: 6.5 hours

About the video: There's a secret to creating color this intense... And Mark will share it with you in this workshop video! Mark will lead you through creating lush leaves, stunning raindrops, and of course, those flowers! You’ll learn how to use red background paper to intensify color, the importance of applying tones in order, feathering edges, and blending and glazing to create these bright pink beauties. You'll have anytime-always video access. Learn at your own speed... and refer to it again and again.

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