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I Purchased 150 Prismacolor Premier Pencils! Now what?

I have been coloring for almost two years now. I have scoured Facebook Coloring Groups and made wishlists on Amazon for many of the products my coloring friends have been loving.

My purchases have been for small amounts of pencils of every brand that were in my price range. I’ve tried most of the affordable brands, and found that my affinity was for Prismacolor Premier Pencils!

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Not All Colored Pencils Are Created Equal

This adult coloring book movement took off a couple of years ago, with the release of Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden, and is still going strong. You might have picked up your first coloring book because you wanted to express yourself artistically even though art may not be one of your strengths. Or you might have started coloring because of the studies that have shown that coloring is an excellent way to relax and de-stress. Continue reading

Coloring Basics – What Are Color Values And Why They Matter

This is the third in a three-part series on color theory.

In our first post, we introduced the concept of color theory and presented the color wheel, creating our own color wheel using the pencils that we usually use to color.

In our second post, we introduced color schemes and learned how they can help us improve the results of our coloring.

In this post, we will learn about color values and how they can make our coloring come to life.

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