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Friday 7 March 2014

Fun Coloring With Derwent Inktense Pencils

Good Morning, Marnie here today.  I've been playing more with the Inktense Pencils and I love the affect they give to your coloring.  It's like painting with pencils.   For this project I started with the Speed Shop Stamp Set and my blue and purple pencils along with a few greys as well as a few accent colors.  I stamped the car with Archival ink to begin.
 First I layed down a layer of light colors these will become the high lights.  Here we are using blues for the car exterior and red for the interior.  The chrome and frame areas are grey.
 Next we add darker shadows.  Be gentle with this the color will spread.  And once it's dry we can always add more the color is permanent though after we add water so it cannot be taken away.

 Now with the water brush blend out from the dark to light again be careful not to add too much water so it doesn't bleed. 
 With the purple and lavenders begin building a background.  I used dark greys for under the car.
 this is after a couple of layers of color and blending with the water brush to build up the deep purple.
 With a white pen and a Wink of Stella pen add some sparkles to the chrome areas and the skull emblem as well as a few stars in the background.
 I love how it turned out though the sparkle from the Wink of Stella is hard to see in the photograph.  It's Awesome in person though and not to glittery for a masculine card.
I hope you get a chance to play with the Inktense Pencils they are so much different than the other mediums I've used and a joy to work with.  Thank you so much for stopping by today.


  1. Love this awesome card!!! Thank you so much for sharing the coloring tutorial too! Beautiful work!

  2. This is awesome! I love watercolor pencils in general. I will have to check these out. THanks for sharing!

  3. Very nice, Marnie! Lovin' those pencils!