Adding Details with Pencils – Video!

by Therese Calvird

Hi it's Therese and today I felt like colouring (no surprise there) and I think these flowers from the Lacy Scrolls stamp set are so pretty.  I love to add details with pencils and because these flowers are solid images they are perfect for this technique.  I popped up the flower panel for a little bit of interest and added a simple sentiment from the Succulents set.

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You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Thanks so much for stopping by,

Therese

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Betty February 19, 2016 - 09:17

thank you for the coloring demo – your work is gorgeous!

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Marianne February 19, 2016 - 10:27

So pretty. Love this. Thanks also for reminding me that I still need to try this technique.

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Harriet February 19, 2016 - 11:47

You brought the flowers and leafs to life with your excellent coloring. Wonderful video.

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Deborah February 19, 2016 - 12:04

Wow! The pencils make a huge difference! Will this work with any colouring pencil or are the special ones? I love the finished card and want some of those tools you used that I have not seen in the UK yet.

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Therese Calvird February 19, 2016 - 15:51

You can use any pencils to add shading or details, using a soft pencil like the Prismacolor will just help it to blend easily. Thanks so much for your lovely comment, Therese

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Barb Ghig February 19, 2016 - 12:37

I love the detail you added with your pencils…Such a gorgeous card, Therese!

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Patti Willey February 19, 2016 - 15:15

Very pretty Therese! Thank you for sharing!

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Troy Louise February 19, 2016 - 16:05

This is gorgeous. Love your pencil details & I love the bright yellow. Thanks.

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Linda Langes February 20, 2016 - 07:35

I love how this looks – I have those stamps too – the pencil really makes them come alive Therese.

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Hazel February 20, 2016 - 09:42

Stunning as ever Therese! I love all your colouring videos . . . and cards of course! Have a lovely weekend! Hazel xx
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Janet February 20, 2016 - 11:04

Beautiful transformation of the basic image Therese – your coloring is exceptional ;-)

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Shari February 21, 2016 - 17:26

Absolutely beautiful card. I really enjoyed watching you bring it to life with your pencils. Thank you for sharing. ???

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May Park February 21, 2016 - 20:36

So beautiful!!! I wish I could color like you!

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Zarah February 22, 2016 - 05:12

Stunning card! Love how deceptively “simple” it is! :D

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Tami February 26, 2016 - 06:06

Awesome card! I love Theresa’s work, always beautiful, thx so much for video tutorial!

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Wendy McCarthy February 28, 2016 - 02:22

Stunningly beautiful! I’ve ordered some Prismacolor pencils and can’t wait to give this a go! Thank you for the great tutorial. Xx

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Maureen Hayes March 7, 2016 - 14:40

Stunning shading with the pencils. I watched the video on YouTube and came here because you mentioned you would list the pencil and ink colors, but I don’t see them. Am I missing them or did you forget to add them? Please help! Thanks so much!

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Therese Calvird March 7, 2016 - 16:24

Hi Maureen,
My apologies for the confusion, this post is also at my blog where there is a complete list of the pencil colours and Inlinkz code. Here is the link
http://wp.me/p12Y5e-3C6
Also here is the list – Prismacolor Pencils – Yellow Ochre, Spanish Orange, Sunburst Yellow, Light Umber, Limepeel, Moss Green.
Hope this is helpful, Have a fun and crafty day, Therese

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