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Water Street Studios School of Art

Getting Started with Colored Pencil - Online Course

with Phillip Schorn


Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencils in this online course for beginners. Learn everything you need to get started - types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. Each session will include a review and demonstration of new techniques. Course#DRW102.220.02

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 6:30-8 p.m. for four (4) weeks, March 3-24. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied.

It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.  

What you will need:

  • 48 count Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • One (1) 9”x12”  300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
  • One Blick colorless blending pen
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)

Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board 1” or 2” clean, soft paintbrush (for use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be ordered online through Dick Blick or other online outlets. For convenience, see cost and order here:

Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date. Questions? email us at


  • Mar 3 - 24th, 2021
    Wed for 4 weeks from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

    Will run

Online Class

For more info, call us at 6307619977

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