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Water Street Studios School of Art

Drawing with Colored Pencil on Black

with Lisa Youngdahl


Add some drama to your artwork with resident srtist Lisa Youngdahl! This may be your introduction to colored pencil or, if you have already used colored pencil, there are different techniques to learn for drawing on black. The vivid color against black adds “extra punch” to your drawing. The instructor will provide a tutorial image and help you get started with your own Course# DRW107.121.01

What you will need:

  • 24 color Prismacolor Premier Pencils
  • Canson Black Drawing Board, 16”x20” - cut into four 8”x10” boards 
  • 9”x12” tracing paper pad
  • 2H pencil
  • 12” aluminum non-slip ruler (recommended)
  • Roll of scotch tape
  • Prisma color pencil sharpener (recommended)
  • Kneaded eraser

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.


  • Oct 27 - Nov 17th, 2021
    Wed for 4 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Water Street Studios


160 S. Water Street
Batavia, IL 60510 Get directions

Room: South Classroom

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