I Love to Draw With Colored Pencils

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    You Can Do Anything With Them

    My favorite colored pencils are Prismacolors. I have almost the full set. Someday I'll have them all. The colors are rich and vibrant, go on smoothly, and mix well. It seems that when I use colored pencils, my imagination goes on overdrive. I love to draw wild, brightly...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    Watercolor pencils to be precise.

    They have become my new favorite medium for my feeble attempt at making art. To color is therapeutic for me, in a juvenile sort of way. I enjoy taking a blank page & creating something beautiful. As in life, I hope to leave it better than it was when I happened upon it.
    MommaBella MommaBella
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2014

    Work in progress:) probably will loose interest

    half way and leave it unfinished as always...:)
    deleted deleted
    Jul 25, 2015

    Colored Pencils Have Been My Thing For 25 Years And Counting!

    When I was 11 years old, I started wanting better art supplies. I'd always loved to draw, paint and do anything creative - and I knew the crayons and cheap pencils just weren't cutting it! I had a way of honing in on the best products and I decided I had to give the Prismacolor...
    AikidoPony AikidoPony
    36-40, F
    Jul 26, 2013

    When you're away from home

    and staying the night at a hotel and you need your colored pencils to finish a Pokemon drawing you owe someone, but you didn't bring them with you so you're like: WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY >.>
    jeanzie jeanzie
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 24, 2015

    The Botanical Gardens

    I love to sketch and draw. One of my favorite things to do alone is to go to our local botanical gardens with a sketch book and colored pencils. Its so soothing to me to be by myself in nature and try to capture a tiny piece of it. hummm I think I need to put that on my to do...
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    Jun 1, 2011

    I Use Crayons to Along With Pencils

    I like to do free style disigns, of my own, to music of mainly new age, from the cable music service from my cable TV, I have done this art work on paper for many years, only I am doing poster size paper this year, along with smaller size paper, I do it for my own art theapy...
    Ratfink Ratfink
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

    Artist's Block

    Colored pencils just have so much control! I love all the colors and the ability to blend colors and control the darkness and lightness. They also feel great to work with unlike crayons or markers. They're really versatile. I really wish I could use them more often. I...
    paperowl paperowl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

    I have used colored pencils an

    pastels to do art work with I learned to draw when I was in school in art class it was fun.
    marblemuck marblemuck
    66-70, M
    Oct 24, 2015

    I Love Prismacolor Too!

    I love prismacolor, I have all the colores x2!. I like to do realistic drawings with them and use solvents and various techniques along with mixed media sometimes!   It's great, because with colored pencil you can make it look like a photo, a drawing or a painting...
    eyehear4you eyehear4you
    Aug 25, 2008

    Colored pencils, leftover scrapbook supplies,

    a little glue and something fun.
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    1 Response Apr 12, 2015

    ...color Has A Beauty Too

    I like drawing in black and white, such rich depth and contrast. But color has a beauty too.I drew chickadees in a conifer with pastels as a mosaic back ground.Funny. Actually the tree was my original inspiration. I felt such character and depth of interest in the branches and...
    SleepingTiger SleepingTiger
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2012
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