See how I use the airbrush to create a bokeh background for my colored pencil blue and gold macaw drawing. I’m sharing tips and techniques on blending colored pencil with odorless mineral spirits (OMS) that are going to be helpful for beginners and advanced artists!

I’m working on Fabriano Artistico extra white Hot Pressed 140lb watercolor paper.

My fine white details are being painted on with my mixture of Touch Up Texture and Colored Pencil Titanium White Powder from

See how I mix titanium white powder and touch up texture for fine white details. 

Other supplies used: (amazon affiliate links)
? Polychromos 
? Caran d’Ache Luminance
? Derwent Drawing Chinese White
? Mona Lisa Odorless Paint Thinner
? Glassine (this is the paper I keep under my hand)
? Kum Long Pointed Sharpener 
? Kum Sharpener 
?Iwata Neo Gravity Feed Airbrush
?Air Compressor
?Createx Airbrush Paints  (I used these for colors I didn’t have in the Holbein airbrush paint yet)
?Holbein Airbrush Paint (this is only one of the colors, there are tons of colors available!!)

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