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!
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.