Colored Pencil Techniques: First in a new series of articles on "Coloring In" stamped images with various mediums, this Colored Pencil eArticle looks at how to use colored pencils (either wax-based or watercolor) with rubber stamps. We look at the choices you will make, using a global light source to create shading and highlights as well as dry and solvent blending techniques to make your stamped images look more realistic and dimensional.
55 half-sized pages designed to view comfortably on your computer screen and also printable! (pdf version. See below right.) Color photos of technique steps. 13 beautiful stamp art examples of the techniques covered.
pdf (Adobe Acrobat) version: Best for reading on larger screens like desktops, laptops and larger tablets (File size about 4.2 MB.)
Tablet ePub version: This file is formatted for vertical viewing on non-Kindle 7" color eReaders and tablets (like Nook or Galaxy Tab 2 7.0). You can also read it on larger tablets (like iPad) and other computers using appropriate ePub reader app/software. This large file may take a while to load. (File size about 15.5 MB.)
Kindle mobi version: This file is formatted for vertical viewing on a Kindle color eReader. (To read it, you will need to get it to the personal documents folder in your Kindle (Docs.) This large file may take a while to load. (File size about 17.8 MB.)