Jumpstart Level 3: First Blush

Jumpstart Level 3: First Blush

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So Delicate and So Dramatic

Black paper can seem like a challenge to new artists, but it's really a wonderful surface for colored pencils and Carmen makes success super-achievable, and super fun, for beginners.

This combination of blushing pink rose, clear glass vase, and white table covering is a perfect way to learn a variety of skills and give you a solid foundation for creating more dramatic artwork on dark paper.

Yes! Create it ALL in just 10 steps

Black paper adds drama to your artwork. Best of all, with black paper there's often no need to create a background, because the black paper puts...

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This is a digital download. Prefer Print?
Print edition with Bonus lesson available on Amazon. Click here

So Delicate and So Dramatic

Black paper can seem like a challenge to new artists, but it's really a wonderful surface for colored pencils and Carmen makes success super-achievable, and super fun, for beginners.

This combination of blushing pink rose, clear glass vase, and white table covering is a perfect way to learn a variety of skills and give you a solid foundation for creating more dramatic artwork on dark paper.

Yes! Create it ALL in just 10 steps

Black paper adds drama to your artwork. Best of all, with black paper there's often no need to create a background, because the black paper puts a spotlight right onto your main subject.

You'll learn...

• How to produce the rich, vibrant colors of the rose on a dark background
• Techniques for rendering a realistic glass object
• How to create a delicate table scarf
• How backgrounds refract through glass

About the Author: Carmen Barros likes to create still life compositions that feature glass objects. She enjoys working with colored pencils because they enable her to capture the intricate details of everyday objects. Her art has been featured in various publications and juried into local and national competitions.

About Jumpstart tutorials: Created by master colored pencil artists, each Jumpstart tutorial features 8-10 steps and focuses on teaching you why and not just how the artist applies their technique. Our Jumpstart tutorials for beginners and beyond truly show you exactly how the artist works, making it easy to learn new colored pencil techniques to apply to your own projects. Easy, fun and a great way to learn!

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

 

Rocket your way through the novice stage with the Jumpstart Jetpack

The perfect addition to this Jumpstart lesson, the Jetpack Handbook is your secret weapon for getting started with colored pencils. Ann remembers feeling so frustrated and insecure when she first started drawing with colored pencil because there was so much she didn't know. If only there had been a basic colored pencil handbook that caught her up to speed quickly. 

That's what the Jumpstart Jetpack Handbook is! It covers all the basics you need to know about pencils, drawing papers, impressed line, blending, burnishing and so much more.  Add it to your order to get even more value out of this step by step project.

Bonus: Download exclusive video tutorials for FREE when you purchase the Jetpack Handbook with any lesson. 

Published: April 2022.

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05/11/2022
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Fun to do

So much fun to use colored pencil on black paper! The instructions were very clear and the pictures were marked with identifiers to show where she was working. It was easy to do and very satisfying.

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