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24th Mar

Colour with Metallic Pencils

  • Posted by: on 24th Mar 2017 at 3:00am

The Spectrum Noir range of colouring products has been designed to allow artists to to combine various products from within the colouring range. This tutorial covers colouring with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend and Metallic coloured pencils. Prepare your image: Start by stamping or printing your image onto black matt card.   For this project a useful - Read full post [...]

19th Dec

Quick and Easy Festive Coloring!

  • Posted by: on 19th Dec 2016 at 8:00am

Christmas is rapidly approaching.  Here is a quick and easy coloring to bring some festive cheer.  The image is colored with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils. Stamp or print the image of your choice onto Neenah Classic Crest Card, or the card of your choice. Starting with the skin create shadow on the image with the - Read full post [...]

16th Dec

Colourblend Pencils on Kraft Card

Spectrum Noir Colourblend Pencils look amazing on kraft cardstock. This tutorial will share a great tip on how to brighten the vintage tone that results in coloring on kraft cardstock and also helps with blending! The white pencil (found in the ColourBlend Essentials tin) can be used to color the initial layer, which gives a - Read full post [...]

12th Dec

White Colourblend Pencil on Solid Stamped Images

This tutorial will show how you can use the white pencil from the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend range to add dimension and detail to solid stamp images. Solid stamped images are becoming very popular again and look great, but by using your white pencil you can really make them pop, especially if you are stamping onto - Read full post [...]

7th Nov

ColourBlend Pencils on Vellum!

Create a soft and delicate coloring with your Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils on Vellum Paper. Stamp or print out the image of your choice onto Neenah Classic Crest Card. Cut a square of vellum paper to cover the stamped image, attaching to the image with low tack tape.  You will see the stamped image clearly - Read full post [...]

26th Sep

Fruits of the Season

  • Posted by: on 26th Sep 2016 at 8:00am

The nights are drawing in and autumn is upon us.  The focus is now on shades of orange and yellow and we know that the year is on the turn!  This tutorial looks at coloring some fruits of the season.  Here delicious, shiny apples have been colored and shaded using Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils. Print or - Read full post [...]

16th Sep

ColourBlend Pencils on Kraft Cardstock

  • Posted by: on 16th Sep 2016 at 3:00am

Coloring on kraft cardstock is fun and using the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils produces a subtle, soft effect when applied.   For this project (which I have used Neenah Desert Storm kraft for) we will look at coloring the skin and hair of the image using the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils. A digital stamp from - Read full post [...]

6th Sep

Depth and Highlights

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to add a little depth and highlight to your colored image using two other mediums! You can really take your coloring to the next level by adding a bit of colored pencil shading on top of your markers, and then adding a bit of AquaTint ink. Start by completely - Read full post [...]

22nd Jul

No Lines Coloring with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils

I love the trend of no lines coloring at the moment! I usually see it done with markers, so I thought I would show you how I do it with the brand new Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils. What is no line coloring? Essentially it’s just regular coloring in, but instead of an image having black defined lines - Read full post [...]

11th May

Spectrum AquaBlend Pencils Techniques Part One

This tutorial will show how to achieve one of the possible techniques with the new Spectrum AquaBlend pencils. The AquaBlend pencils are so rich in pigment that the colours are achievable from the darkest shade to the palest! The video tutorial is a real time journey with just three AquaBlend pencils using the wash effect - Read full post [...]