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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 5d ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 15, 2019

Topic: What Would You Do?

Points of Interest:

“What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”

This question made a huge difference in the trajectory of John’s art journey, and this inspirational episode encourages you to look closely at what’s holding YOU back!

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 1w ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 8, 2019

Topic: Aquashella Follow-Up

Points of Interest:

We heard from Lisa about her preparation for the Aquashella show in episodes 194 and 195. Today, Lisa is sharing a recap of her experience: the reason she lost money, what she’ll change for the future, and why she’s still counting it a big win!

Links Referenced:

Tidal Gardens

Simply Betta

Giclee Today

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 2w ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 1, 2019

Topic: Misconceptions

Points of Interest:

In this episode, John touches on several misconceptions he’s encountered regarding various facets of colored pencil art:

n  “There’s only ONE right way to do things.”

n  “You have to use [insert additional product] alongside your colored pencils if you want your art to look professional.”

n  “Burnishing is when you create lots of layers of pigment.”

Have you heard any of those statements? Check out John’s rebuttal and stick around for an invitation to join his new mini course, free for a limited time!

Links Referenced:

New mini course: Ten Minutes to Takeoff

(FREE through April 3, 2019)

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 3w ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 25, 2019

Topic: Aquashella (Part 2)

Points of Interest:

Lisa is prepping for an upcoming show at the Aquashella Festival! She and John discuss the details of the collaboration and what’s involved in participating in a festival like this as an artist.

Links Referenced:

SA Podcast Episode: Art Shows & Target Markets

Aquashella Website

Vistaprint

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 1M ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 18, 2019

Topic: Aquashella

Points of Interest:

Lisa is prepping for an upcoming show at the Aquashella Festival! She and John discuss the details of the collaboration and what’s involved in participating in a festival like this as an artist. Tune in next week for Part 2 of the convo!

Links Referenced:

SA Podcast Episode: Art Shows & Target Markets

Aquashella Website

Vistaprint

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 11, 2019

Topic: Silencing the Inner Critic

Points of Interest:

If you’ve ever felt critical of your work, stop what you’re doing and listen to this episode right away! John and Lisa share some valuable wisdom for working through those negative patterns, including some specific exercises to try when you’re feeling particularly critical. As artists, it’s easy for us to get bogged down by all the things we feel we simply cannot do, but this info will help you shift in your mindset!

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 1M ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 4, 2019

Topic: Q and A

Points of Interest:

Back to the list of listener questions today! (Can you tell we’ve had a lot of questions lately?) John and Lisa love speaking directly to the issues that you’re currently experiencing:

-Does the colored pencil community value realism over abstract styles?

-How do I get an opaque white in my drawing?

-Any tips for pain-free drawing with rheumatoid arthritis?

-How do you fix mistakes in colored pencil?

-Do paper choices differ depending on the pencils or subject matter?

-What exactly is considered a “layer”?

Links Referenced:

Faber Castel Perfection eraser

Stonehenge Paper (individual sheets)

Fabriano Artistico Extra White Hot Press 140 lb Watercolor Paper

Arches Hot Press Watercolor Paper

Canson Mi-Teintes Paper

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 1M ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February 25, 2019

Topic: Q and A

Points of Interest:

The questions in today’s episode are about the use of specific materials. John and Lisa weigh in!

-Is there a risk of plastic sheets sticking to the pencil in an art portfolio?

-Do you have a black eraser you use on black paper?

-Is there a non-toxic, natural alternative to OMS for kids or those with allergies?

Links Referenced:

Tombow Mono eraser

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 2M ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February11, 2019

Topic: Q and A

Points of Interest:

We’ve got another Q+A for you today! John and Lisa tackle these questions in today’s episode:

-Will OMS interfere with underlying layers in my work?

-How can I keep white highlights super white?

-How do I create more detail in the final layers with sanded paper and Brush and Pencil products?

-How do I keep from knocking layers off when blending with powder blender?

Links Referenced:

Brush and Pencil Titanium White

Brush and Pencil Powder Blender

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

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Sharpened Artist by Stephen Scott - 2M ago

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February11, 2019

Topic: Q and A

Points of Interest:

You’ve got questions, John and Lisa have answers! This week’s episode features these listener-submitted Q’s:

-Are my colors getting lighter, or is it my imagination?

-Should I use a brand of colored pencils that don’t have lightfast ratings?

-Can you learn more in a group session vs. individual sessions?

-Can I use a water-based medium under oil or wax based pencils?

Links Referenced:

Bruynzeel Design Colored Pencils

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

Stay sharp!

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