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Laura Triplett

WS-28 Colored Pencil Techniques - Suede Board (SU24)

  • June 29, 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • North Hills Art Center
  • 6


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Registration deadline: June 22

Ages 12+

Suede board offers a texture that is different from paper and it is particularly effective when you are drawing fur.  Great detail can be achieved while maintaining a softness.  Bring a drawing or a copy of a photo of your favorite furry animal and experiment with suede board.  Materials list below.

Instructor: Jeanne Perrier 

Date: Saturday 6/29

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Materials List:

This list is basic and allows you to mix further colors. I suggest Prismacolor pencils. If you do not have any pencils, a set of 24 would be good. If you have Faber Castell, Polychromos, Caran D'Ache, Royal Talens, or Derwent pencils these should be just fine. The point is to have artist quality with which to work.

Please bring an assortment of Prismacolor pencils, including white and sepia. Also bring a graphite pencil, HB or 2H, kneaded eraser, a white plastic eraser, and ruler. If your pencils are new please sharpen them prior to class, and be sure to sharpen the end opposite the color name and number. Also bring a drawing or photo that will fit on an 8x10 paper.  The suede board, transfer paper and tracing paper will be provided by the instructor. 

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