How To Use Water Color Pencils?

How do you use watercolor pencils?

How to Use Watercolor Pencils – Techniques and Demonstration

Can you use Watercolour pencils as normal pencils?

They can be used like regular colored pencils and will produce the same type of look. Dry then wet: You can use watercolor pencils without water first (like regular colored pencils), then go over the colors with a wet brush. You can then add color onto the wet surface with your watercolor pencil.

Can you use watercolor pencils dry?

Watercolour pencils can be used dry just like regular colouring pencils. Use them on their own or blend them with other pencils to create a truly unique piece of art. You can even use the pencils to add fine details to a watercolour painting.

What is the difference between watercolor pencils and colored pencils?

Watercolor pencils look just like regular colored pencils. The difference is that they react to water and can create effects similar to watercolor paints. Traditional colored pencils use an oil or wax-based binder, which allows them to stick to a paper’s surface and are better suited for layering and blending.

Do you get watercolor pencils wet?

Dry then wet: You can use watercolor pencils without water first (like regular colored pencils), then go over the colors with a wet brush. You can then add color onto the wet surface with your watercolor pencil. To get a richer color, wet the tip of the pencil before going over the wet surface.

Can you dip watercolor pencils in water?

It Is Not Recommended to Dip the Tip of Watercolor Pencils in Water. It is not recommended to dip the tips of Faber-Castell watercolor pencils into water as it will compromise the integrity of the pencil. The lead and wood become soft and will become brittle which will then break easily.