How to Color with Colored Pencils. Want to know why your colored pencils are producing dull and lifeless colors? Or perhaps you are looking for some tips to improve your pencil coloring skills? Or maybe you are a beginner looking for the rough guide to coloring with pencil? Well, whatever your questions or experience, our guide _ How to Color with Colored Pencils aims to answer these questions and more! So grab yourself a coloring page, sharpen up your pencils and prepare to put some of our coloring tips and tricks to the test!
A Variety of Pressure Creates Emphasis. If there are some areas you want to accent, you can press a little harder on the crayon and end up with a darker, more intense color. This is another good reason to color lightly for full coverage. For example, in this picture of the heart below, I pressed harder when tracing the lines within the heart and in the vein and artery openings. I did the same thing when coloring the muscles and the brain.