Get even! Producing a nice even color with your coloring pencil is all down to pressure. Push harder on your page for darker coloring, applying little pressure will producer a much lighter color. It is tempting to put lots of pressure on the pencil to produce the darkest color _ don't do it! Too much pressure will likely cause you to break your pencil leads, produce a scratchy finish to your coloring and give you less control. Instead, try applying your pencil with a little less pressure and use small circular motions with the pencil to get an even finish.
Quality Matters but Practice make Perfect! We started this guide to How to Color with Colored Pencils for Beginners by suggesting that investing in higher quality pencils produce better results, well higher quality coloring pages can only be achieved by investing the time to practice! If you color regularly, following these simple tips in this guide, you will soon see your coloring pages getting better and better. Don't rush _ coloring is a relaxing not racing pastime!