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Colored Pencil Tips with Derwent Lightfast Pencils

Colored Pencil Tips with Derwent Lightfast Pencils

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRdrQpwV2mc&t=3s See how I layer and blend colored pencils in this octopus drawing! I'm using the Derwent Lightfast set of 72 colored pencils for this demonstration (provided to me by Derwent). These tips can help even if you're a...

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Tips for Taking Photos of Dogs for Portraits

Tips for Taking Photos of Dogs for Portraits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANTLFWVqUsA The right angle makes all the difference in the world when you're looking to take photos of dogs for portraits. I'm at Greyhounds Unlimited adoption group taking photos of some of the retired greyhounds looking for homes to...

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Pan Pastels & Colored Pencil on LuxArchival Sanded Paper

Pan Pastels & Colored Pencil on LuxArchival Sanded Paper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJK7VkGtqyY Colored pencil & PanPastels on the best sanded paper available! I'm showing you how I draw realistic animal fur in colored pencil on my surreal coral, fish and deer painting. I'm working on the new LuxArchival sanded...

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Greyhound Oil Painting Tips

Greyhound Oil Painting Tips

https://youtu.be/NYYPXvdqP2M How to oil paint without creating a muddy mess! I'm showing you the easiest way to do this while painting my greyhound, Gibson. Gibson came to me from Greyhounds Unlimited in North Texas. If you're interested in sharing your home with a...

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African Bongo Acrylic Painting Tips

African Bongo Acrylic Painting Tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb_amwfTjp4 Acrylics on a watercolor canvas? These two work together SO well! See how easy it is to get fine details, blending and layering on this canvas in acrylics. I've got tips for you on making your own work look more realistic...

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LuxArchival Sanded Paper Review & Demo

LuxArchival Sanded Paper Review & Demo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63GPGlCKttY Is the new LuxArchival sanded paper from Brush and Pencil everything we hoped? How does it handle details and multiple layers? I'm sharing my opinion on this paper while demonstrating a hawk in colored pencil and blending...

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