Coloring and shading with watercolor pencils is similar to the process used with regular colored pencils. It is the addition of a light coat of water as the final step that gives the image the texture of watercolors. More »

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The artist of a watercolor is called a painter. Watercolor is a type of painting created with watercolor paints. These paints are made from pigments that are held together by a water soluble binder, such as natural gum a... More »

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To paint with watercolor, start with either wet or dry watercolor paint and mix it with water until it reaches the desired transparency. Because watercolor paint is translucent, it is best to paint lighter colors first, ... More »

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Websites such as Coloring.ws and Activity Village offer free line-art images of dragons that can be printed and colored. Images on these two websites range from very simple drawings for young children to more intricate d... More »

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To create your own abstract coloring pages, use an ink pen to draw lines and shapes on a sheet of paper and color the resulting design with crayons, pens or colored pencils. You can also add journaling on the coloring pa... More »

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To draw winter scenery, choose a bright white paper with a smooth surface to capture reflections and a range of sharp pencils; pick references wisely, organize the scene, and don't be afraid of dark shading. In all, the ... More »

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Drawing pencils come in a variety of types that have different features depending on the intended use and harder pencils create lighter marks while softer pencils create solid, dark lines. Artists normally use different ... More »

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