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!
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.