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!
Brighter results! Applying less pressure to the pencil will produce a lighter color, so how do you get that darker hue of the color on the page without pushing too hard? The answer is layers. Once you have mastered coloring between the lines with a nice even shade, you can take the same pencil and go back over that coloring again to provide a second or even third layer of color. Applying extra layers of color will remove some of the white grain that was missed in the first layer and bring depth to your color. Mix up the direction you color each layer to produce a smoother finish.