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!
Always Color in a Consistent Direction. This is my first tip. It will make a bigger impact on the end result than anything else and any age can use it! The changes in direction, shown on the red kidney below, on the left side, are what make it look sloppy, even though I carefully stayed in the lines. Coloring in a consistent direction, as seen on the other kidney, is easier on the eyes and ends up looking very tidy!