This is part two of my colored pencil portrait! We’re focusing on skin, eyes, eyebrows and a beard in this tutorial. Who better to practice on than Jon Snow?

Supplies used:
Stonehenge paper (sold in the individual sheets, not the one that comes in the pad, that one has a different texture),

Polychromos Colored Pencils  (amazon affiliate link)
light flesh, medium flesh, cinnamon, sanguine, venetian red, middle cadmium red, burnt ochre, nougat, bistre, caput mortuum, cold grey IV, warm grey V, warm grey IV, paynes grey, delft blue, olive green yellowish, dark sepia, warm grey VI, walnut brown

Luminance Colored Pencils  (amazon affiliate link)
light cobalt blue, paynes grey 30%, raw umber 10%, burnt ochre 10%, olive brown 10%, brown ochre 50%, silver grey, french grey 10%, paynes grey 60%, steel grey, cassel earth, burnt sienna 10%, french grey 30%, violet grey, burnt sienna 10%, burnt sienna 50%, burnt ochre 50%, sepia 10%, french grey, burnt ochre 10%, brown ochre, sepia 50%, light aubergine, white

Derwent Drawing Chinese White

Colored Pencil Touch-Up Texture mixed with Colored Pencil Titanium White from (this is how I’m painting my white details at the end)

If you missed last week’s tutorial on drawing the hair, you can see that here.


patreon-YT-thumb-em The 2 hour version of this tutorial is available for supporters on Patreon to watch now!! I’ve got a VERY large chunk of this video done in real time so you can really see how I’m making my pencil strokes and all the detail for that section of the skin.  If you’re unfamiliar with Patreon, you get access to my 1-2 hour long tutorials every single week for as little as $4/month!