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!
Many crayon artists (you can find a few online) use solvents to soften their appearance. It can be a wonderful look but, personally, I love the pixilated look the crayon creates when applied just as is. Look at the art examples in this post _ you can see the speckled look crayon has when applied in layers. This adds to the realism, especially when creating an out_of_focus background, such as in these two images.