Pre-recorded Colored Pencil Virtual Workshop - Limes Study

In this recorded live workshop you'll walk through how to draw these green, fresh-cut limes to show texture, form and value.

The course is a previously recorded, live, virtual workshop held on Friday and Saturday.

There is live student participation recorded during the live workshop.

You will be able to download all the files that and handouts that were made available to the students during the live training.

Join instructor, and award winning artist, John Middick, and live student participants in this recorded, Virtual CP Immersion Workshop. It's time to get excited about your art!

In this recorded workshop you'll walk through how to do draw these green, fresh-cut limes to show texture, form and value.

Learn the drawing techniques used to create realistic artwork with this new art medium.

In this 2-day, 6.5 hour workshop you’ll learn how the layering process works, the best pencil stroke techniques to use, several methods for erasing, how and when to burnish and use solvent!

We'll also cover the following techniques:

  1. Color choices and color matching
  2. Blending
  3. Blushing
  4. Pencil pressure
  5. How to erase colored pencil
  6. Creating your Line Drawing and the layout for your road-map
  7. Composition considerations before starting the project
  8. Creating texture and value structure

After you sign up, you'll get the following:

  • Reference Images
  • Supply List
  • Written Instructions Step-by-step and the Overview Document
  • The 6 hour recording of the event split over a 2 day period


Your Instructor


John Middick
John Middick

John Middick is an award-winning artist, instructor, and creator of the Sharpened Artist Academy and community. He's the creator and host of the highly-rated Colored Pencil Podcast. He returned to art around 2009 after a 20-year hiatus, and has since become an influential voice in the Colored Pencil community, where he seeks to provide other aspiring artists with easy access to resources and information about developing their craft. John is an active member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA), and also maintains a regular online presence through his podcast, website, social media, and the new Sharpened Artist Academy. He lives with his family in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Course Curriculum


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  Part 1
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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