Mixing Colours with Colouring Pencils

Curriculum support10 minsFREE

Key takeaways
How to create different colours and tones using colouring pencils.
How to correctly hold colouring pencils.
How to create different effects using a variety of pressures.
Jude WilliamsHost: My name is Jude Williams. I studied BA and MA Ceramics in Cardiff and am now a Secondary School Teacher in England. Currently I teach KS3 Art and Design, GCSE Art and Design, A Level Fine Art and A Level Photography. Luckily I live in the beautiful Welsh countryside so I have lots of inspiration around me!

Have you ever wondered how artists create realistic pieces using just colouring pencils? After this class you'll be able to answer that question and be able to try out the techniques for yourself!

In this class, students will be guided through how to create different colours and tones using colouring pencils as well as how to correctly hold the pencils. Students will also learn how to use a variety of pressure to create different effects. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 9 but is great for any student who is interested in art or who wants to improve their artistic ability!

Related Classes: Theory of the Colour WheelMixing Colours with PaintUsing Zentangles and Patterns to RelaxA Colouring Masterclass for Beginners


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:
This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9 but is great for any student interested in art and improving their artistic skills!
Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

If students would like to follow along, colouring pencils will be beneficial. 

What to expect:
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